Patient Picture ID in CPRS


    VA Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) is largely a text-based record system. This innovation will display the patient’s photo at the center of the CPRS and Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) face page, and as a menu-bar thumbnail on all subsequent screens. Impact will benefit Veterans with improved personalized care resulting in patient satisfaction, better health outcomes, and a reduction in medical errors.

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    Contact Info
    Dr. David Lin Innovator david.lin@va.gov
    Brian Stevenson Innovation Coordinator brian.stevenson@va.gov
    Steven Mahalec PWC-BRD Team steven.mahalec@us.pwc.com


    VHA OHI Innovation Awardees