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Department of Veterans Affairs

Integrate IHS and VHA electronic medical records

Integrate Indian Health Service electronic medical records records with VHA records, so VHA providers can access IHS records, and IHS providers can access VHA records

This would decrease:
1) Time VHA providers and nurses spend trying to obtain IHS records
2) Time Health Information scanners spend scanning IHS records, once obtained
3) Duplication of services
4) Delays in care of Veterans, who go to both IHS and VHA providers... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Paper Waste - VAMC records

To fulfill our duty to assist veterans with their claims we obtain their medical records. This also includes obtaining any treatment records from VA Medical Centers, which, for the most part, are available electronically through a shared network connection. Instead of just reviewing these records online, the policy is to have a hard copy of these records printed off for the file. It is a huge waste of taxpayer money... more »

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