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Health IT Inefficiencies Hinder Coordination For DOD, VA, Audit Finds

Staff Writer | iHealthBeat | October 2, 2012

The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs are facing several barriers -- such as inefficiencies in health IT projects -- that are hindering their efforts to effectively coordinate care, according to a recent audit by the Government Accountability Office, Government Health IT reports (Brino, Government Health IT, 10/1). Read More »

JANUS 4.0 open source software released by OSEHRA

Conrad Clyburn | OSEHRA Blog | July 14, 2012

...the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has installed its first OSEHRA (Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent) component at a medical facility. Read More »

Medweb PACS Bi-directional Web Interface Powers DoD/VA EMR Interoperability

Press Release | Medweb | December 2, 2013

Medweb announced today the successful implementation of the Medweb Multi PACS query engine and viewer that links to multiple PACS systems throughout the Department of Defense (DoD) and Veteran Affairs (VA). [...] Read More »

New Open-Source GUI Can Display Multiple EMRs

Anne Zieger | Hospital EMR & EHR | May 30, 2013

A non-profit focused on HIT has released an open-source graphical user interface which will provide a common view for patient information from multiple EMRs — a very useful trick if the software delivers what it promises. Read More »

VA & DoD continue to collaborate on 'open source' and iEHR solutions

Bob Brewin | NextGov | August 3, 2012

The open source Web-based graphical user interface dubbed Janus will be just one part of a system that will allow doctors to view patients’ Defense and Veterans Affairs department integrated electronic records in one place, VA Chief Information Officer Roger Baker said during his monthly media briefing Thursday.

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VistA as an EHR System Core for DoD

Here is a copy of the full text of the proposal submitted by the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to the Department of Defense in response to the Request for Information for an electronic health record (EHR) solution that can replace the existing DoD EHR system. This is the approach that makes the most sense as the current core EHR that the Department of Defense (DoD) uses is based on a 30-year-old version of VistA. The current EHR crisis facing DoD stems from the inability to upgrade this older version of VistA. What the VA is proposing is basically an upgrade to DoD's existing core EHR. Read More »