Although the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs have committed to achieving interoperability between their separate electronic health record systems, they have missed important deadlines and havent established metrics for measuring progress toward interoperable EHRs.
That is one of the findings of a new audit from the Government Accountability Office. For instance, DoD and VA missed an October 1, 2014, deadline established by Congress in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2014to certify that all healthcare data in their systems complied with national standards and were computable in real time.
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