The U.S. Government Accountability Office found the HHS & DOD wasted $291 million on ten duplicate technology investments between 2008 and 2013, according to a Government Accountability Office report.
Number of Investments
Planned & reported spending fiscal years 2008 – 2013
|Health Care Tracking Systems|
|Enterprise Information Security|
|Medicare Coverage Determination|
NextGov reported that the DOD has already suspended one of its two health systems and plan to consolidate its two dental systems into one system by 2015. The HHS is planning to review the systems this month to identify possible opportunities for consolidation.