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RFP to Open Source VA VistA

The VA has released a draft RFP to create a new open source project around their electronic health record (EHR) system known as VistA. This is a landmark event for both the VA and the open source community. The need for cheap and robust EHR systems is clear, and the VA has one of the leading platforms out there. Stay tuned. Read More »

Wisconsin reps trying to torpedo VA's open source strategy

For those of you folks who think that open health is a staid field, this week saw the unfolding of an epic scandal. NexGov's inimitable reporter, Bob Brewin, author of the column What's Brewin, got his hands on a stash of documents showing that elected representatives from Wisconsin are trying to torpedo the open source strategy being pursued by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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We are excited to be able to launch this site after many years of work. Open Health News is a combination news, knowledge, and resource portal on all things related to open source in the healthcare field.  We introduced the Beta version on March 1st, 2011, and continue to enhance the site daily. Check out our Blogs and stay tuned for Hot News! Read More »