Inpatient Systems

VA, DOD will share patient records

The two departments will meet a Sept. 30 deadline for single, interoperable electronic health record, said a senior interagency program official.

IT, health care would get more under budget

The Health and Human Services Department would get money to increase techology, research and program integrity under the HHS $76.8 billion request.

Privacy debate gets new urgency

Balancing patient privacy with electronic records has always been tricky, but the new emphasis on health IT as an economic engine creates new concerns.

Anteon gets Air Force Surgeon General contract

Integrator will establish and operate Military Health System programs at 34 locations in the United States, Europe and Asia.