05 Jun '17, 3pm

VA Secretary announces decision on next-generation Electronic Health Record

While we have established interoperability between VA and DOD for key aspects of the health record, seamless care is fundamentally constrained by ever-changing information sharing standards, separate chains of command, complex governance, separate implementation schedules that must be coordinated to accommodate those changes from separate program offices that have separate funding appropriations, and a host of related complexities requiring constant lifecycle maintenance.

Full article: https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2914

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