Category Archives: Electronic Health Records

Tablets Tested for Battlefield Use

Coveted as a handy tool for mobile usefulness, the new computer devices are gradually being adapted to wide-ranging military applications. Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing: Tablet PCs

To manage medical records on the battlefield, the Army is preparing for a major technological adaptation utilizing tablet-style computer devices. Continue reading

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One Big Medical File? Not Yet

It’s taking a frustratingly long time for the administrators at Defense and the VA to merge their separate medical files into a supersized electronic database. Continue reading

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Keeping Track of Multiple Medications

The answer to the perils of polypharmacy is seen as a unified database that keeps tabs on multi-medication to treat mental-health issues. Continue reading

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Now, a Joint System for Electronic Medical Records

VA and Defense agree on a joint computerized system for health-care records. Continue reading

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Senators Decry Red Tape

At a congressional hearing, wounded warriors tell of missteps that undermine the process involving disability claims handled by the VA and Defense departments. Continue reading

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VA Faulted on Electronic Records

Lack of coordination on information technology remains a problem for Veterans Affairs and the Defense Department. Continue reading

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Electronic Records Shed Light on Sleep Disturbance

Despite all the complaints, sleep disturbances may actually be a normal result of combat experience. Continue reading

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Tricare Offers Enhanced Access to Medical Information

Under its new ‘Blue Button’ feature, Tricare Online offers access to expanded data on one’s personal health care. Continue reading

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VA and Defense Nearing Decision on Common EHR System

The two departments are said to be ironing out a standard for electronic health records. Continue reading

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