VA, DOD add 15,000 hospitals, clinics to joint HIE

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The Federal EHR Modernization program launched the HIE in April; the HIE is available to all VA, DOD and Coast Guard health providers along with community partners. With the network, the companies can securely access and share patients medical record information with other getting involved healthcare partners. Patients can likewise choose to choose out of sharing if they do not desire their records exchanged through the program..

” The CommonWell connection means DOD, VA and USCG suppliers can access more details about their patients to make the very best care decisions,” Federal EHR Modernization Director William Tinston said in a news release. “The FEHRM drives federal abilities, such as the broadened joint HIE to enhance healthcare shipment, regardless of where clients get care.”.

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense and U.S. Coast Guard connected their joint health information exchange with CommonWell Health Alliance Oct. 9 to expand their network of companies..

CommonWell brings a national network of more than 15,000 health centers and centers to sign up with the federal HIE, which makes up more than 46,000 community health partners..

The VA, DOD and Coast Guard are each in the process of executing Cerner EHR systems, which are created to be interoperable..

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Thursday, October 15th, 2020
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The Federal EHR Modernization program released the HIE in April; the HIE is offered to all VA, DOD and Coast Guard health service providers as well as community partners. With the network, the firms can securely access and share patients medical record data with other participating healthcare partners. © Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020.