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Department of Veterans Affairs to seek commercial EHR system

Proud saluting male army soldier on american flag background (Memorial day, Veteran's day, 4th of july, Independence day)According to a recent report on Health Care IT News, The US Department of Veteran Affairs will shift to a commercial electronic health records (EHR) systems, moving away from the VistA system that it had previously developed in-house.

VistA had been developed to initially to serve both the VA and the U.S. Department of Defense, however last year it was confirmed that each organisation would develop their own system. The VA has, since that point, struggled to develop a system adequate for their needs, thus the focus towards 3rd party commercially-available solutions.

VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, said “I’ve come to the conclusion that VA building its own software products and doing its own software development inside is not a good way to pursue this. We need to move toward commercially-tested products.

This is potentially good news for Grace Century’s EHR project partner The Quantum Group. Quantum CEO Noel Guillama said “The industry about to make a huge leap. We are ready to jump in- we can compete, not for this but for doctors and MSO/ACO looking for real solutions”

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MediXall Group, Inc. Announces Formation of an Advisory Board and Its First Appointment

intro-imageYahoo! News has reported that MediXall Group, a technology and innovation-driven organization structured to bring effective change to the U.S. healthcare industry, has announced that it will an Advisory Board that will be comprised of healthcare industry professionals, vendors/suppliers, and consumers. The group have also announced the appointment of the first Advisory Board member, Mr. Scott Herman.

Mr. Herman has held both appointed and elected governmental positions, as well as the U.S. Small Business Advisory Council under House Speaker, Newt Gingrich. As a former member of the U.S. Armed Forces where he served in combat and non-combat roles, Mr. Herman earned numerous awards, including an Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, and a Southwest Asia Service Medal. Now living as a combat-disabled veteran, he is uniquely qualified to advise on issues related to veterans and individuals living with disabilities.

Mr Herman commented “I welcome the opportunity to be a part of the MediXall Group, Advisory Board. I am looking forward to providing my expertise and knowledge to a company that is dedicated to creating technological solutions that will empower patients and the healthcare industry to offer better services and equipment, at reduced costs, with greater transparency. This makes the industry stronger for everyone.”

“We are assembling a team of Advisors that will guide MediXall to provide powerful solutions to the challenges experienced by practitioners, suppliers, and consumers in the Healthcare Industry,” stated Noel Guillama, Chairman of MediXall Group, Inc. “We are very pleased to welcome Scott Herman to our Advisory Board, as he brings decades of experience as both a government and business administrator, plus expertise in the field of veterans’ health and the needs of those living with disabilities.”

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