Tag Archives: Veterans Affairs

Farzad Mostashari: Immunization Records Could Come to Blue Button

Immunization records could be coming to the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ Blue Button system within the coming weeks, the nation’s lead coordinator for health information technology said last week. According to AOL Government, VA CTO Peter Levin and Dr. Farzad Mostashari, head of the Office of the National Coordinator for …

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Roger Baker: BYOD Data Reimbursements an HR Function

Veterans Affairs Chief Information Officer Roger Baker recently said he does not have the authority to determine if data plans for the VA’s bring-your-own-device strategy can be reimbursed, Fierce Government IT reports. According to Molly Bernhart Walker’s story, he told reporters those are mainly human resource and business functions, adding …

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HHS, VA Demo EHR Info Sharing Standards; Joy Pritts Comments

The department of Health and Human Services and Veterans Affairs tested standards for sharing of sensitive health information between healthcare providers, in line with laws governing the use of electronic health records. HHS said this demonstration was a segment of the Data Segmentation for Privacy Initiative, assembled as a response …

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