electronic health records
Health agencies point to a need for modernized IT infrastructure and data-driven decisions.
The electronic health record initiative is progressing toward the Nellis wave next year.
Major advances include automated appointment reminders and online prescription refills.
DHA leaders discuss the first wave of the new defense electronic health record.
Modernizing the VA's electronic health records database could streamline the care process, assuming technical complexities are carefully managed.
The deputy assistant secretary for health technology reform explains the importance of health IT reform toward better serving patients.
Adoption of a commercial electronic health record will allow for fast adoption of emerging tech at the Defense Health Agency.
Pat Flanders discusses the work DHA is doing behind its electronic health record system and the areas of improvements in recent years.
The program is progressing toward a 2023 full deployment.
Floor demonstrations and announcements include a cybersecurity best practices guide, wearable devices and more.
"We need really good products for them to be adopted."
The Defense Health Agency is building the foundation for emerging technologies and enterprise cloud solutions.
It can't offer a soothing smile or strike an inspirational doctor pose, but it can help improve recovery.
And the department’s upcoming IT projects where these steps can be applied.
The department is in the middle of enterprisewide modernization initiatives.