Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Obama pledges electronic health records for vets

President Obama appears with Veterans Secretary Eric Shinseki.
President Obama appears with Veterans Secretary Eric Shinseki.

President Barack Obama appeared with his secretaries of Defense and Veterans Affairs on April 9, 2009, to pledge support for the creation of electronic health records that would cover troops "from the day they first enlist to the day that they are laid to rest." We move the Obameter on Promise No. 115, Institute electronic record-keeping for the Veterans Benefits Administration, from No Action to In the Works. Read our complete item .