The Resource Electronic health records : DOD's and VA's sharing of information could benefit from improved management : report to congressional committees

Electronic health records : DOD's and VA's sharing of information could benefit from improved management : report to congressional committees

Label
Electronic health records : DOD's and VA's sharing of information could benefit from improved management : report to congressional committees
Title
Electronic health records
Title remainder
DOD's and VA's sharing of information could benefit from improved management : report to congressional committees
Title variation
  • Electronic health records
  • DOD's and VA's sharing of information could benefit from improved management
Title variation remainder
Department of Defense's and Department of Veteran Affairs' sharing of information could benefit from improved management
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are required to accelerate the exchange of health information between the departments and to develop systems or capabilities that allow for interoperability (generally, the ability of systems to exchange data) and that are compliant with federal standards. The Act also established a joint interagency program office to function as a single point of accountability for the effort, which is to implement such systems or capabilities by September 30, 2009. Further, the Act required that GAO semi-annually report on the progress made in achieving these goals. For this second report, GAO evaluates the departments' progress and plans toward sharing electronic health information that comply with federal standards, and whether the interagency program office is positioned to function as a single point of accountability. To do so, GAO reviewed its past work, analyzed agency documentation, and conducted interviews. GAO is recommending that the departments develop results-oriented performance goals and measures to be used as the basis for reporting interoperability progress
Cataloging source
DID
Government publication
federal national government publication
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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United States
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Medical informatics
  • Medical records
  • Intergovernmental cooperation
  • Medical records
  • Electronic data interchange
  • Electronic records
Label
Electronic health records : DOD's and VA's sharing of information could benefit from improved management : report to congressional committees
Link
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS112040
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (viewed on Jan. 29, 2009)
  • "January 2009."
  • "GAO-09-268."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17609344
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ii, 31 pages
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web from GAO web site. Address as of 1/29/09: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d09268.pdf ; current access available via PURL
Label
Electronic health records : DOD's and VA's sharing of information could benefit from improved management : report to congressional committees
Link
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS112040
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (viewed on Jan. 29, 2009)
  • "January 2009."
  • "GAO-09-268."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17609344
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ii, 31 pages
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web from GAO web site. Address as of 1/29/09: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d09268.pdf ; current access available via PURL

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