TITLE

ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS: DOD and VA Interoperability Efforts Are Ongoing; Program Office Needs to Implement Recommended Improvements

AUTHOR(S)
Willemssen, Joel C.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;1/28/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the research conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the electronic health records in the U.S. It states that the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have been required by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 to accelerate their exchange of health information. It emphasizes the need of DOD and VA to implement the recommendations on program planning, scheduling and performance measurement.
ACCESSION #
48002066

 

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