Indian Health Service makes e-health deal

The Indian Health Service will share its electronic health record and patient management system with NASA.

The agency had sought the Indian Health Service’s Re- source and Patient Management System for its integrated applications with data capture and retrieval capabilities for patient and population-level clinical and administrative data, said W. Craig Vanderwagen, assistant surgeon general and acting chief medical officer for the Indian Health Service, an agency of the Health and Human Services Department.

“NASA plans to develop state-of-the-art approaches to recording and assessing occupational health issues with this record system, and Indian Health will benefit since we do not have such a tool in our existing system,” he said

About the Author

Connect with the GCN staff on Twitter @GCNtech.

Featured

  • Defense
    Soldiers from the Old Guard test the second iteration of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) capability set during an exercise at Fort Belvoir, VA in Fall 2019. Photo by Courtney Bacon

    IVAS and the future of defense acquisition

    The Army’s Integrated Visual Augmentation System has been in the works for years, but the potentially multibillion deal could mark a paradigm shift in how the Defense Department buys and leverages technology.

  • Cybersecurity
    Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lora Ratliff)

    Mayorkas announces cyber 'sprints' on ransomware, ICS, workforce

    The Homeland Security secretary announced a series of focused efforts to address issues around ransomware, critical infrastructure and the agency's workforce that will all be launched in the coming weeks.

Stay Connected