A year ago, the Defense Health Agency, at that time a year old, was slowly coming into its own. Fast forward to the present and DHA is indeed in the middle of some of the biggest IT initiatives the Military Health System has ever seen.
How a large health system and a small hospital are connecting patients online and meeting Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements, plus the challenges they face -- like making sure docs see test results before patients.
The bill would enable providers affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs to deliver telemedicine services across state lines, eliminating a requirement that the providers be licensed in the same state as their patients. MORE
"These projects will build a solid infrastructure for the PMI Cohort Program, including a coordinating center, biobank, network of healthcare provider organizations, and participant mobile technologies," NIH director Francis Collins, MD, said. MORE