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VistA is Going Places, and Also Staying Put

The Veterans Health Administration's hospital software, VistA, is a computing legend. Few pieces of software have become the subject of a popular book (Best Care Anywhere), won repeated awards for their usability, or been credited with a 180-degree turn-around in an organization's quality. But VistA is getting long in the tooth, and many--including now the VA itself--are questioning whether it's time for something new.The speculations aren't just about VistA. They extend to all health care software of that generation, including the industry's leading electroinc health record (EHR) system--Epic--and the venerable Intermountain Healthcare.

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VistA System Implementations Continue Across India

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi is the premier and largest of the public funded hospital in India with a capacity of over 2000 inpatient beds. After burning its fingers with expensive proprietary electronic medical record (EMR) software in 1980’s, in 2009 the Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre (JPNATC) within AIIMS decided to take a baby step towards computerization using the 'open source' VistA system. Read More »

VistA, AHLTA, CHCS: An Evolving Alternative Roadmap to the Future

Thinking outside the box - A proposed alternative approach to help move the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in a common direction with regard to the future of their clinical IT systems, i.e. VistA, AHLTA, CHCS. Read More »

Why Mumps And Measles Can Spread Even When We're Vaccinated

Michaeleen Doucleff | Shots | April 18, 2014

More than two months ago, a nasty mumps virus triggered fever, headache and painfully swollen glands among a handful of students at Ohio State University. Now the outbreak has ballooned to 234 cases at last count, and has spilled into the surrounding community in Columbus, Ohio. Read More »

Why Take EHR Data Out Of Structured Format?

Neil Versel | InformationWeek Healthcare | January 14, 2013

HL7's conversion tool may seem counterproductive, but it's meant to encourage patients to use Blue Button. Read More »

Why use EWD.js with VistA rather than a standard Node.js framework?

Why indeed should the VistA development community use EWD.js instead of one of the more well-known frameworks, and why use the InterSystems interface instead of a simple TCP-based connection and a Mumps-based socket-server? Read More »

VistA Implementation at JPNATC in India

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September 18, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Webinar on the Implementation of VistA at Jai Prakash Narain Apex Trauma Centre (JPNATC), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) & Economical integration of various modules for a developing country.

Luis Ibáñez to be Interviewed in vxJourney Program

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Seminar/Webinar
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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 »

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

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Seminar/Webinar
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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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OSEHRA 2018 Open Source Summit

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Conference
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July 18, 2018 (All day) - July 20, 2018 (All day)

The Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) will host its 7th Annual Open Source Summit: The Open Road for Government Innovation from Wednesday, July 18 through Friday, July 20, 2018 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. This year’s three-day Summit will highlight open source initiatives across Federal and State agencies, and the increasing level of public-private partnership in major programs. It will also explore emerging hybrid proprietary/open source efforts such as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) and how to optimize open source utilization and community involvement.

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