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UPDATED HVAC Schedule September 10 - September 14

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Washington, September 7, 2018 | Tiffany Haverly (202-225-3527) | comments

Washington, D.C.- Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for September 10 - September 14.

*Please note the markup on Friday is postponed.

The following events are open to the press:

WHO: Subcommittee on Health

WHATLegislative Hearing on H.R. 5413 and H.R. 6418 

WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 13, 2018

WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here.

*Details on the legislation will be posted here next week.

WHO: Subcommittee on Technology Modernization

WHAT: "The Role of the Interagency Program Office in VA Electronic Health Record Modernization." 

WHEN: 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 13, 2018

WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here.

BACKGROUND:  
During the hearing, the subcommittee will discuss the Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program’s organization and governance, specifically the role of the Interagency Program Office. The Interagency Program Office was created by Congress in 2008 to act as the single point of accountability for the Departments of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop and implement EHR systems, and to accelerate the exchange of health care information between the departments. Its focus has shifted over the years as the two departments pursued different strategies, with varying degrees of alignment. The subcommittee will also examine the Government Accountability Office’s numerous reports on the Interagency Program Office’s mission and performance.

The below event is postponed:

WHO: 
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

WHAT: Markup on Pending Legislation 

WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 14, 2018

WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here.

*Details on the legislation will be posted here next week.

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