Pentagon Taps SPAWAR Folks To Run Electronic Health Record

Bob Brewin | Nextgov | October 29, 2013

The new Defense Department office set up to manage development of the next generation, multi-billion dollar electronic health record has filled its key positions  with personnel drawn from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Nextgov has learned.

Christopher Miller, former executive director of the SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic, was appointed on Sept. 13 to serve as program executive officer of the new Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization, or DHMSM, project tasked to develop the EHR.

On Tuesday, Miller tapped key players from SPAWAR for his management team, as detailed in an email provided to Nextgov.

Capt. John Windom, who previously worked on the Navy’s Next Generation Enterprise Network project for SPAWAR will serve as the DHMSM program manager responsible for requirements development, requests for proposals and source selection.