I'm in DC for IHE meetings Tuesday and Wednesday, and giving a session at the 2012 mHealthSummit Wednesday afternoon on Trends on Mobile Interoperability and Standards. I scheduled my travel to attend the IHE educational session held on Monday, but decided to take advantage of by mHealthSummit badge to take look at the conference instead.
Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS), a provider of software development and support for VistA and vxVistA, today announced its subcontract award to support the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Integrated Electronic Health Record (iEHR) project. Led by prime contractor Systems Made Simple (SMS), DSS will help integrate disparate DoD and VA data onto a single architecture system, helping to standardize critical patient and financial information between the two departments for full interoperability and enhanced functionality.
The questions and comments are pouring in over the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's draft guidance on mobile medical apps, making it obvious that the government's first attempt to clarify its regulatory authority over this fast-growing field won’t be the last.