DSS Inc

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DSS Inc.

DSS, Inc. [Document Storage Systems] specializes in development and support of the comprehensive VistA electronic health record (EHR) system and associated practice management programs. They have also developed interfaces for VistA to a range of with commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software vendor products.

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HIMSS17 - Open Health Guide to the HIMSS Conference in Orlando

The HIMSS17 Conference taking place in Orlando, FL, is clearly the turning point for open source in the healthcare information technology industry. Although the label "open source" is barely mentioned in the program, the fact is the majority of the presentations at the conference are either based directly on open source technologies or open health concepts. These include the large number of presentations on interoperability, FHIR, and the open/modular Medicaid IT revolution.

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IBM’S Full-Court Press To Capture DOD Health Records Contract

Frank Konkel | Nextgov.com | January 7, 2015

It’s no secret the multibillion deal to overhaul the Defense Department’s electronic health records system will be one of the most significant government contracts awarded in 2015...

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Modernizing VistA: Enabling Scalable Interoperability In A Legacy System

Mark Byers | Government Computer News | September 11, 2014

While the technical challenges are formidable, leveraging cutting-edge tools and platforms can be part of the solution for achieving fast, secure and scalable interoperability within the mission-critical legacy system. However, the needs of clinical staff must remain paramount in designing solutions. A seemingly elegant systems architecture, for instance, is not viable unless it enables maximum efficiency for the providers who use it to treat the nation’s veterans. Thus, two technology approaches could have substantial effects on performance... Read More »

OSEHRA 2014 Summit Shows the Future for Open Source EHR's— US Government IT Procurement

The recent 2014 OSEHRA Open Source Summit: Global Collaboration in Healthcare IT, held September 3-5 in Bethesda, MD, was a huge success and clearly marks a watershed moment for open source health information technology (HIT), as well as a transformation in the way that US government agencies procure technology. The Summit featured more than 120 speakers addressing 90 separate sessions over three days. According to Seong K. Mun, President and CEO of OSEHRA, “this Summit demonstrated solid growth in both the depth and breadth of the OSEHRA Community.” Read More »

PwC to Propose Open Source EHR System to the Department of Defense

Press Release | PwC US | September 5, 2014

PwC US today announced its intent to pursue the Department of Defense (D0D) Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) Electronic Health Record (EHR) contract.  The DHMSM program would replace and modernize the Military Health System (MHS) which currently supports more than 9.7 million beneficiaries, including active duty, retirees and their dependents. Read More »

VistA Education Meeting - New VistA Class At SUNY Albany

Luis Ibanez | OSEHRA | February 25, 2014

New York State is currently performing the largest deployment of VistA in the United States (outside of the Department of Veterans Affairs).  This development is taking place at the Office of Mental Health (OMH), and it is bringing together State Government, Industry and Academia in an open and agile collaborative environment, creating the perfect conditions for promoting the growth of the VistA open source community. Read More »