Coast Guard Health Records: Timely Acquisition of New System is Critical to Overcoming Challenges with Paper Process, Statement of David A. Powner, Director, Information Technology Management Issues, Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives   [open pdf - 259KB]

"In 2010, the Coast Guard initiated an effort--known as IHiS [Integrated Health Information System]-- to replace its aging EHR [electronic health record] system with a new system that was to modernize various health care services for its nearly 50,000 military members. However, in October 2015, the Coast Guard announced that the modernization project would be canceled. GAO [Government Accountability Office] was asked to summarize its report that is being released today on the Coast Guard's actions related to its EHR modernization initiative."

Report Number:GAO-18-363T
Author:Powner, David A.
Publisher:United States. Government Accountability Office
Copyright:Public Domain
Retrieved From:Government Accountability Office: http://www.gao.gov/
Media Type:application/pdf
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