Tag Archives: EHR modernization

House Draft Bill Calls for Veterans Affairs-DoD EHR Interoperability Progress

House appropriators have drafted new legislation that seeks to limit some healthcare-related funds for the Department of Veterans Affairs until the VA certifies the interoperability of its electronic health records with the Defense Department’s EHR system. The Fiscal Year 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act requires the VA decide …

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GAO’s Valerie Melvin Testifies on DoD-VA EHR Interoperability Efforts Before House Panel

Valerie Melvin, director of information technology at the Government Accountability Office, testified before members of two House committees on the electronic health record interoperability efforts of the Defense Department and Department of Veterans Affairs. Melvin said in her written testimony published Tuesday that DoD and VA may not meet the deadline on December 2016 …

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