IPhone app will give VA docs access to EHRs

04/26/2012 | Government Health IT online

The Department of Veterans Affairs is testing an iPhone application for EHRs developed by clinicians at its medical center in Washington, D.C., and is giving out up to 1,000 mobile devices for use with it. The app, which the VA plans to introduce this summer, allows doctors to access and review the records of the patients they will see that day through their handheld devices. CIO Roger Baker said the new app shows the VA is using new technologies in how it operates.

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