Establishment of the Military Health System EHR Center

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Monday, February 21, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Description:
Leveraging existing resources, the new Military Health System (MHS) Electronic Record Center combines development, systems engineering and clinical informatics capabilities in a centralized organization to transform the military EHR systems for the future.

Speaker Information:
George Peach Taylor, MD, MPH, performing the duties of the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, acting director of Tricare Management Activity.

Objectives:

  • Describe the scope of the Military Health System Electronic Record Center;
  • Discuss what the Department of Defense is doing to lead transformation of the military EHR Syste; and
  • Explain how establishment of the Military Health System Electronic Record Center will improve current systems in the areas of availability, speed and usability while maintaining a focus on modernizing the EHR family of applications and improving clinical decision support.