Tag Archives: Lack

DoD-VA EHR interoperability efforts lack single point of accountability

The Department of Veterans Affairs has tried to modernize its legacy electronic health record system in four separate attempts over two decades, with the latest initiative already facing serious challenges. That’s the contention of a Government Accountability Office official who testified on Tuesday before the House Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, which provides oversight of the… Read More »

5 quick PR tricks to cover up a lack of real health care news

As all researchers know, science is a grinding parade of failure and dead ends. But as we’ve often written, news release writers sometimes seem hell-bent on making the public believe otherwise. Like expert makeup artists, they can add sparkle to lackluster findings, mask blemishes in study designs, and smooth over unimpressive data. One thing I… Read More »