DOD, VA to consolidate data instead of developing common EHR

02/7/2013 | Modern Healthcare (subscription required)

The secretaries of the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments have decided to focus their agencies' efforts on using existing solutions to promote interoperability of their health data and end their plan to develop a common EHR. "This approach is affordable, it's achievable, and if we refocus our efforts, we believe we can achieve the key goal of a seamless system for health records between VA and DOD on a greatly accelerated schedule," Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said.

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