The Trump administration’s Office of American Innovation has begun work on an overhaul of electronic medical record systems across the government. Citing a lack of communication between different agencies, the MyHealthEData initiative aims to interconnect data from several federal systems. Organizations that have signed onto the OAI proposal include the Department of Health and Human […]
Politico defense reporter Jacqueline Klimas and Federal News Radio defense reporter Scott Maucione join Francis for this edition of the Pentagon Beat. They discuss Gen. John Hyten’s comments on President Trump, the Pentagon’s milestone for electronic health records, and the 2017 Halifax International Security Forum.
LaVerne Council, chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, discussed IT modernization plans at her agency — including the Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA), the integration of electronic health records (EHR) between the VA and Department of Defense, new scheduling software, and the agency’s attempts to improve its cybersecurity posture.