Past Events

LibrePlanet

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Conference
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March 23, 2019 (All day) - March 24, 2019 (All day)

LibrePlanet is an annual conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation for free software enthusiasts and anyone who cares about the intersection of technology and social justice.

FHIR on VistA Open Source Project.

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
March 19, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This webinar will introduce OSEHRA's newest open source project group - “FHIR on VistA.” The purpose of the group is to develop and promote standards-based FHIR APIs on the VistA platform for high-value data sets, and align previously developed VistA APIs to the current FHIR standards to promote interoperability across platforms and systems. Read More »

2019 State Healthcare IT Connect Summit

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 18, 2019 (All day) - March 20, 2019 (All day)

States are coordinating major initiatives including data governance and interoperability, Medicaid modernization, MMIS re-procurement, HIX operations, payment reform, population health, program integrity as well as data privacy, security, and compliance issues at many levels. At the same time, the shift towards modularity, SaaS and cloud computing are helping to shape IT organizations to be more responsive to the needs of policy and administration leadership. Emerging and potentially disruptive technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence are also being piloted in Medicaid which has the potential to yield benefits beyond process automation and interoperability and potentially underpin the next phase of HHS innovation.

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Open Source Leadership Summit

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 12, 2019 (All day) - March 14, 2019 (All day)

The Linux Foundation Open Source Leadership Summit is the premier forum where open source leaders convene to drive digital transformation with open source technologies and learn how to collaboratively manage the largest shared technology investment of our time. An intimate, invitation-only event, Open Source Leadership Summit fosters innovation, growth and partnerships among the leading projects and corporations working in open technology development. It is a must-attend for business and technical leaders looking to advance open source strategy, implementation and investment.

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2019 International Conference On Disaster Medicine & Hurricane Resiliency

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 8, 2019 (All day) - March 11, 2019 (All day)
Location: 
American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC)
Netherlands Antilles

The devastation wrought by powerful hurricanes over the last two years attests to the need to prepare healthcare professionals for emerging crises associated with natural disasters. The International Conference on Disaster Medicine & Hurricane Resiliency brings together physicians, nurses, educators, and other professionals focused on patient care to explore disaster medicine in the context of hurricanes and other severe weather events. Through workshops, plenaries, and panel discussions, attendees will gain essential emergency planning and preparation skills to better understand the role of disaster medicine in effective healthcare management.

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SCALE 17x

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 7, 2019 (All day) - March 12, 2019 (All day)

SCALE is the largest community-run open-source and free software conference in North America. It is held annually in the greater Los Angeles area.

Hack for Humanity 2019

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 2, 2019 (All day) - March 3, 2019 (All day)

Building on the success of our inaugural hackathon last year, the Humanitarian Innovation Initiative will be organizing the second annual Hack for Humanity event in the spring of 2019. With this humanitarian focused hackathon, we aim to bring together students from across Rhode Island to learn about the most pressing needs in the humanitarian sphere and develop creative ideas for innovative programs or technologies that could help improve the lives of disaster and conflict-affected communities around the world.

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HIMSS19

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 11, 2019 (All day) - February 15, 2019 (All day)

The 2019 HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition, February 11–15, 2019 in Orlando, is the leading health information and technology conference, bringing together 45,000+ professionals from 90+ countries for the education, innovation, and collaboration they need to transform health through information and technology – all at one time, all in one place. Choose from 300+ education sessions, 1,300+ vendors, hundreds of special programs and endless networking events.

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FOSDEM19

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Conference
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February 2, 2019 (All day) - February 3, 2019 (All day)
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FOSDEM is a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas, and collaborate.

ISDS 2019

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 29, 2019 (All day) - February 1, 2019 (All day)

The International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) conference is the premier event dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of biosurveillance. Every year, the ISDS conference draws approximately 400 professionals from a broad range of disciplines to learn the latest achievements, analytic methods, best practices, conceptual frameworks, and technical innovations in the rapidly evolving field of health surveillance. Additionally, ISDS offers a one-day One Health Symposium prior to the first day of the Annual Conference to explore the intersection of Human, Animal and Environmental Health.

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2019 Health IT Summit

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 29, 2019 (All day) - January 30, 2019 (All day)

AFCEA Bethesda will be hosting their 11th Annual Health IT Summit on January 29th and 30th at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. This event will bring together more than 1,000 senior executives and IT professionals from across industry and government. They will explore strategies for leveraging modern IT technology and tactics to advance healthcare outcomes. Conference participants will discuss new and emerging trends in digital services, artificial intelligence, automation, health analytics, and cybersecurity.

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Robot Doctor

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
January 15, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Remember doctor’s visits when you were growing up? The wooden tongue depressor. The well-worn stethoscope. That weird thing they jammed in your ears. And now, my children are having the same experience. But that is going to change. As design harnesses digital, materials, and networking technologies, a very new health experience is just over the horizon. Proactive, lifestyle design, tracking real-time health data, non-invasive tools and custom “just for you” treatments based on your actual genome, are here.

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Healthcare and Wellness at CES 2019

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 8, 2019 (All day) - January 11, 2019 (All day)

CES is the world's gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. This year's conference has a health and wellness track as well as many health IT vendors in the exhibit. One of the most significant announcements will be the release of iBlueButton 8 by Humetrix. Blue Button is one of the core elements of the White House open source/free-market health IT strategy that we wrote about here. Humetrix has developed a mobile health platform and the latest version will be unveiled at the conference.

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2018 OpenMRS Implementers Conference

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 3, 2018 (All day) - December 8, 2018 (All day)

We are thrilled to announce the 2018 OpenMRS Implementers’ Conference (#OMRS18) will be hosted in Nairobi, Kenya in association with HELINA 2018 (#HELINA2018), the biannual meeting of the Pan-African Health Informatics Association. Our hosts, the Kenya Ministry of Health, the Kenya Health Informatics Association (KeHIA – http://www.kehia.org) and the OpenMRS Kenya Community have organized a planning committee over the past few weeks, and they have set up regular planning meetings with the OpenMRS Events Team to ensure this is a world-class event.

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HELINA 2018

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 3, 2018 (All day) - December 8, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
Nairobi
Kenya

The 2018 edition of the Pan-African health informatics conference (HELINA) is scheduled from 3rd – 8th December 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference will be hosted by the Kenya Health Informatics Association (KeHIA) and will focus on how technology is being used to strengthen health systems in the African Region. HELINA conferences have been known to provide a platform for both academia and industry to showcase results of scientific research and industry practice. This year's conference is going to be co-hosted with the 2018 OpenMRS Implementers meeting.

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2018 ONC Annual Meeting

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 29, 2018 (All day) - November 30, 2018 (All day)

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) will hold the 2018 Annual Meeting November 29-30, 2018 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC.  The 2-day meeting will gather approximately 1,200 health IT partners and will include a combination of plenaries and breakout sessions each day.  The plenary sessions will include keynote addresses and panel discussions.  

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The IHS Health Information Technology Modernization Research Project – Technical Assessment of RPMS​

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
November 27, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO), in cooperation with the Indian Health Service (IHS), has awarded a contract to Emerging Sun, with subcontracts to Pistis LLC and Regenstrief Institute, to conduct a multifactorial analysis of the opportunities for modernization of the health information systems that support clinical and business operations of IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health programs across the country.

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VA CDS Knowledge Artifacts, CDS Connect, and the OSEHRA Community.

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
October 16, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Veterans Health Administration’s Office of Knowledge Based Systems (KBS) has made significant investments in the representation of clinical knowledge in standardized, computer-friendly form, such that future systems may more rapidly manage and deploy documentation templates, order sets, and event-condition-action rules within and across VHA environments.

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OSEHRA Community Webcast: 5 Initiatives on the Leading Edge

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
October 9, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Today’s Open Source Community is driving and expanding healthcare transformation. Join our national webinar in conjunction with National Health IT Week and learn about five cutting-edge open source projects currently advancing within the OSEHRA Community. Updates will include synthetic patient data generation and implementation; popHealth®; open API’s and open architecture; digital health platforms; and internationalization efforts.

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Fits and Starts: Reactionary Biodefense

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
October 9, 2018 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

In October 2001, the nation responded to letters containing anthrax, at a time when it was still recovering from the terrorist attacks on September 11th. Since then, other biological events – such as the H1N1 influenza pandemic in 2009-2010 and the outbreak and global spread of Ebola in 2014 – have tested our national security. In addition to response and recovery activities, we also reacted to those events with new policy and programs. Over the years, some of these still exist, while others have languished and disappeared. Join us on October 9, 2018, when we hold a meeting to reexamine the anthrax events of 2001, as well as subsequent biological events. We want to know where we are now and what else we need to do to ensure national biodefense.

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