New Plan for Interoperable VA-DOD Record Lacks Details, GAO Says

Last year, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Defense Department shelved plans to jointly develop an integrated EHR system due to cost and schedule challenges, and instead decided to pursue separate efforts to modernize or replace their existing systems. However, according to a new Government Accountability Office report, the VA and DOD "have not substantiated their claims that the current approach will be less expensive and more timely than the single-system approach." 

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