On April 26, 2012 U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius vowed to continue a controversial “demonstration project” that has come un… Video Rating: 5 / 5
Top News Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says his office has taken direct control of the DoD-VA EHR integration project as he acknowledges to a House subcommittee that “we’re way behind.” Hagel told the committee that he has personally blocked the DoD’s EHR request for proposal because “I didn’t think we knew what the hell we were doing.” He added, “Until I get some understanding of this and get some control over it, we’re not going to spend any money on it.” Hagel, whose experience includes tours as an infantry squad leader in Vietnam and serving as a VA deputy administrator as its VistA system was being developed, says the DoD will have its marching orders within a month. Reader Comments From Mr.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday that lack of understanding regarding the creation of a joint electronic health record system with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs led him to block DoD from issuing a request for proposals last month.
Six Republican Senators have formally requested that U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius provide a written plan to address how the agency is implementing the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. read more
Healthcare Management Systems v12 has been tested and certified under the Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program. This EHR software from Healthcare Management Systems (HMS) is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S.