Pat Flanders: DHA Seeking to Deploy Commercial Electronic Health Record

Pat Flanders, chief information officer of the Defense Health Agency, said he is looking forward to the adoption of a commercial electronic health record, according to a report in Government CIO Media on Monday.

He is seeking to implement best practices to support the agency's efforts to deploy new technologies in tandem with industry.

Flanders added that a consolidated network and a system of standardizing medical devices would potentially help DHA personnel who work on cybersecurity risk management. Speaking about other cybersecurity issues, he said he is interested in using artificial intelligence for micro-segmentation, or isolating workloads in the cloud to protect data.

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