John Dreyzehner

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Tennessee Health Department Seeking to Implement VistA

Duane Marsteller | The Tennessean | November 6, 2012

Tennessee public health state officials say their aging computer system is on the brink of collapse, so they’re hoping to convert to the Veterans Affairs system. The state agency’s current Patient Tracking Billing Management System “is not efficient and not effective,” said Dr. John Dreyzehner, the state’s health commissioner. Read More »

Tennessee looks to VistA for new Medicaid IT system

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | November 26, 2012

With its DOS-era IT system approaching obsolescence, the Tennessee Department of Health is looking to build a new Medicaid IT system with the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture, the VistA open source platform. Read More »

U.S. Travelers Return Home With Tropical Disease. Will It Spread In The States?

Maryn McKenna | Wired | June 19, 2014

...Three states — Rhode Island, North Carolina and Tennessee — all said that they have identified residents who have been diagnosed with the mosquito-borne tropical disease chikungunya...

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