Interoperability now a requirement for continued VistA updates
from By Scott E. Rupp
Here we go again. Things are starting to get serious with interoperability. So much so that leaders within the U.S. Congress are taking notice and placing their feet in the sand over the issue. Out of apparent frustration for the lack of interoperability with IT systems in healthcare, the House Appropriations Committee recently approved $260 million for the modernization of the Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) electronic health record. Oh, but there's a catch.
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