Society of Government Service Urologists
Home of the Kimbrough Urological Seminar

Pacific Northwest to be first to get new medical record system for military members, families
By Kathleen Cooper

Staff writer
January 14, 2015

Read more here

Major changes in medical record-keeping are coming for members of the military, and the Pacific Northwest region will be the proving ground.

In addition, a vendor team has asked Tacoma’s MultiCare Health Systems to help it win an $11 billion federal contract to provide modern electronic medical record-keeping for the Department of Defense.

The Pacific Northwest was chosen as the pilot installation site because it has a history of partnerships and communication between the military medical system and private care providers.

Read more here: