Electronic Health Record (EHR)

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OSEHRA 2013 Open Source Summit

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 4, 2013 (All day) - September 6, 2013 (All day)
Location: 
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center Bethesda, MD
United States

The 2nd Annual OSEHRA Summit & Workshop will be held September 4-6, 2013, in N. Bethesda, Maryland. OSEHRA Summit 2013 will include pre-conference tutorials on Open Source Software and Agile Software development concepts, technology and certification practices, followed by two days of  Plenary Sessions and Educational Workshops keynoted by industry, academic and governmental leaders. The Summit is not just for the open source VistA community, but to everyone interested in learning more about Open Source and Agile Software development and furthering the convergence of emerging business models, Health Informatics, DoD/VA integrated Electronic Health Records (iEHR), public-private health information exchange, and more.

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VistA Expo 2013

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 22, 2013 - 8:00am - October 25, 2013 - 3:00pm

The VISTA Expo & Symposium is an annual conference that provides a unique opportunity for VistA thought leaders, decision-makers, vendors, adopters, and end-users to meet in a professional conference environment. The four-day program features daily keynote addresses on major VistA topics, and a range of panels, presentations and roundtable discussions. In addition, VISTA Expo is sponsoring a full slate of pre-conference training classes. The eight different classes covering a range of VISTA-related topics will be held at the same venue as the VISTA Expo, in Seattle, Washington, beginning October 18, 2013. The VISTA Expo & Symposium will run from October 22 to 25, 2013.

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Luis Ibáñez to be Interviewed in vxJourney Program

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
May 1, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Luis Ibáñez, one of the best known advocates of open source solutions in healthcare will be interviewed Thursday, May 1, by Fabian Lopez in the popular vxJourney weekly webinar. Ibáñez a contributing author to Open Health News as well as other publications, in particular Opensource.com, will talk about the VistA course that he has been teaching at the State University of New York at Albany.

This article, written by Ibáñez outlines the backround and story behind the course. The interview will provide a golden opportunity for those who wish to learn more about the SUNY project. Read More »

Roger A. Maduro Discusses Special Report-VistA: The EHR of Record

Event Details
Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
May 14, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Have you ever heard the following questions...Does anyone other than the VA use VistA?.... and by the way, how many VA healthcare facilities are there? Where else is it installed? Who else uses VistA, or one of its derivatives?

Roger A. Maduro, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Open Health News (OHNews) will discuss the special report, VistA: The EHR of Record during an interview with Fabian Lopez, host of the popular vxJourney weekly webinar. Maduro will also discuss the VistA Installations GIS map & Database v1.0. This map developed with real data provided by users and companies related to the implementation and development of VistA. It shows where the award-winning open source VistA EHR has been implemented. Be ready to be surprised by this great effort.

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Ibáñez to Discuss Teaching the RDF Framework for use in Medical Data Sharing During vxJourney Program

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
May 21, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Luis Ibáñez, one of the best known advocates of open source solutions in healthcare will be interviewed Wednesday, May 14, by Fabian Lopez in the popular vxJourney weekly webinar. Ibanez will be discussing the importance of teaching the Resource Description Framework (RDF) in college courses. RDF is a framework that facilitates the consistent representation of data and is a core element of what is called the Semantic Web. It's use in the context of sharing medical information is highly relevant for personal EHRs, health care exchanges, patient registries, and public health research.

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New features in OSEHRA's VistA Installation Scripts and usage with Vagrant

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
May 21, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Chris Edwards will be joining host Fabian Lopez in the popular vxJourney Webinar series to discuss new features in OSEHRA's VistA Installation Scripts and usage with Vagrant.  OSEHRA's Vagrant installer is a popular way to get a VistA instance running quickly for development or demo purposes. Many new features have been added to the scripts based on community feedback, and we will explore those new features during this webinar.

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Adding Value to VistA legacy systems

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
May 28, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Eddie Brito, Manager of vxVistA Administrative Products will be giving a presentation on the benefits and enhancements to VistA provided by several add on applications. Brito's talk will be hosted by Fabian Lopez during his popular vxJourney webinar series. Brito will talk about the following VistA enhancement applications:

  • vxPatient Picture provides a patient picture capture process that will improve the service level to your customers and will provide an extra layer of validation and verification to improve the quality of care.
  • vxPatient Search Tool allows clinicians to identify and isolate text data within a patient’s record in real time.
  • vxImmunizations allows clinicians to document all immunizations, including actual dosages, CVX codes, and manufacturer of immunizations.

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OSEHRA 2014 Open Source Summit

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 3, 2014 (All day) - September 5, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center Bethesda, MD
United States

The OSEHRA Open Source Summit on Global Collaboration in Healthcare IT on September 3 – 5, 2014, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center outside Washington D.C.  OSEHRA, the Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance, is an emerging leader in the advancement of open source electronic health record (EHR) software and related health information technology. OSEHRA will bring together the best and brightest from healthcare and various major open source initiatives including the VistA and RPMS EHRs. 

Keynote speakers this year include:

  • Stephen W. Warren-Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Doug Fridsma, M.D., Ph.D.-Chief Science Officer and Director of the Office of Science and Technology in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Jim Whitehurst-President and Chief Executive Officer of Red Hat

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Wentz to Speak at OSEHRA's January Open Source Innovation Webinar

Event Details
Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
January 20, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Webex event
United States

Robert Wentz, CEO of Oroville Hospital in Northern California, will discuss the financial factors that led the regional hospital to self-implement the open soruce VistA EHR, and and why every regional hospital in the United States should do the same thing. VistA was originally developed by the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and it is used by more than 1,800 VA medical facilities. 

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Federal Health IT (FHIT) Innovation Event & Awards

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 4, 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
1776 DC - The Penthouse Washington, DC
United States

This event will be unlike any typical Federal government event. Held at 1776 DC, the premier startup incubator in DC, the first part of this event include a panel featuring three of the real leaders driving innovation across the Federal Health Space, with perspective from Military Health and VA to HHS. The second part of the evening will celebrate many of the most innovative programs and initiatives happening across the Federal Health IT (FHIT) space today as the FHIT Innovation awards are handed out. Winners will be selected by an evaluation panel that includes government, industry and the startup community. Finalists for the awards will be announced by February 18th. Read More »

31st VistA Community Meeting

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 1, 2015 (All day) - June 3, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
United States

The VistA community is holding its 31st VistA Community Meeting at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. The meeting is going to be addressed by a wide range of speakers, from current and former top officials of the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), to leading innovators for the Vista and RPMS EHRs. The goal of these meetings is to create a collaborative conference where VistA Community can network and collaborate, i.e., to share ideas and work, with the objective of moving VistA & the VistA community forward.

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OSEHRA 2015 Open Source Summit

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 29, 2015 (All day) - July 31, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center Bethesda, MD
United States

The Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) is pleased to announce that registration for its 2015 Open Source Summit: Community-Powered Healthcare IT Solutions, to occur July 29-31 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, is now available. “In its fourth year, we are delighted that our annual Summit has grown exponentially in both size and significance,” said Dr. Seong Ki Mun, President of OSEHRA. “With an impressive technical program, respected plenary speakers, and unfettered access to open source leaders, the 2015 Summit is certain to draw a diverse and enthusiastic community of participants.

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EHI Live 2015

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 3, 2015 (All day) - November 4, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
National Exhibition Centre Birmingham
United Kingdom

EHI live, now in its 8th year, is the UK's leading exhibition for digital health, hospital information and healthcare innovation. The event attracts visitors and delegates from around the UK and beyond who are keen to learn from industry leaders and examine new technologies. The EHI Live exhibition gives visitors the chance to see the best that NHS IT suppliers have to offer. EHI Live will take place in Birmingham, UK, Nov 3-4, in Hall 1 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. The event will host more than 250 exhibitors showcasing the latest advances in IT healthcare solutions. It will also feature free-to-attend conferences that will address the major healthcare IT industry issues such...[including] the annual HANDI Health Apps conference which features its own specialist app zone, a feature dedicated to the use of open source technology.

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HANDI Health Apps Conference 2015

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 3, 2015 (All day) - November 4, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Hall 1 Birmingham NEC Birmingham
United Kingdom

HANDI Health Apps is the first national conference dedicated to health and care apps and lightweight digital tools to take place in the UK.  Now in its third-year this event is a “must attend” for app developers, health and care professionals, managers and commissioners and others seeking to understand how digital tools can support the delivery of efficient, patient centred care. HANDI Health Apps will take place in Birmingham, UK, Nov 3-4, in Hall 1 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham.

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Military Electronic Health Records 2015 Symposium

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 16, 2015 (All day) - November 17, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge
1900 North Fort Myer Drive
Arlington, VA
United States

The “Military and Government Electronic Health Records” symposium will take place in Arlington, VA, November 16-17, 2015. This Unique Symposium will Provide Attendees Critical and Timely Information on the Latest Advancements in Government & Military EHR Interoperability, Analytics, Mobility & Patient Privacy Technologies that Every Healthcare Professional Must Know.Many Crucial issues still remain within the Military Healthcare IT Ecosystem Infrastructure which includes:

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