Indian Health Service Shares Electronic Health System with NASA

According to this press release: ‘The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has signed a memorandum of understanding to share the Resource and Patient
Management System (RPMS), a suite of applications which includes an electronic health record
(EHR), with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). This transfer of technology
will be specifically used in NASA�s Office of the Chief Health and Medical Officer (OCHMO)…Over two years ago, NASA�s OCHMO
began a process of identifying a health management system for the Agency�s complex array of
occupations. Numerous health management systems in public and private sectors were extensively
reviewed. Based upon functionality, applicability, and cost, the IHS system best met NASA�s needs…’
This link courtesy of Joseph Dal Molin on the new openhealth list.

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