HIT Infrastructure: EHR Pilot Issues Spur USAF Spending on Health IT Infrastructure

“The U.S. Air Force (USAF) is updating the health IT infrastructure at its military treatment facilities to prepare for MHS GENESIS EHR system implementation because of problems with a pilot deployment at Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington.”

“As a result of lessons learned at Fairchild, the Air Force is investing in network upgrades at least six months prior to training and go-live to alleviate technical problems experienced during the pilot MHS GENESIS implementation there, Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, the Air Force surgeon general, told the Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee on April 3…”

“In addition, the Fairchild pilot identified issues with the USAF training program for the new EHR system…” Read the full article here.

Source: EHR Pilot Issues Spur USAF Spending on Health IT Infrastructure – By Fred Donovan, April 6, 2019. HIT Infrastructure.

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