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Medsphere Systems and ChartLogic Merge

Press Release | Medsphere Systems Corporation, ChartLogic, Inc. | June 28, 2016

Medsphere Systems Corporation and ChartLogic, Inc., today announced that they have executed a definitive agreement to merge the two companies. The transaction will expand Medsphere’s existing enterprise healthcare IT products and services to include ChartLogic’s proven ambulatory electronic health record (EHR), practice management and medical billing solutions. ChartLogic will retain its name and operate as a division of Medsphere; the expanded company will offer integrated delivery networks and physician practices an affordable and interoperable choice that meets the clinical needs of providers across the spectrum of care...

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Medsphere Systems Corporation

Medsphere Systems Corporation is an organization of committed clinical and technology professionals working to make quality healthcare IT solutions accessible to organizations of virtually any size, shape or budget. Medsphere’s OpenVista® is an acute and inpatient behavioral health-oriented portfolio of clinical products and services that leverages the VistA electronic health record (EHR) system developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Indian Health Service (IHS).

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Medsphere Systems Marks 10 Years of Better Patient Care Through Affordable Healthcare Technology

Press Release | Medsphere Systems Corporation | November 27, 2012

A decade after the founding of Medsphere, interest in the company's OpenVista EHR remains strong. Their open source solution rapidly delivers federal Meaningful Use funds to its constantly expanding customer base

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Midland Memorial Hospital is Live with EHR Doctors, Inc. on the NHIN

Press Release | Midland Memorial Hospital, EHR Doctors, Inc. | August 3, 2011

EHR Doctors, Inc. and Midland Memorial Hospital announced today that Midland Memorial Hospital is now live with the Social Security Administration (SSA) MEGAHIT project. EHR Doctors, Inc. became the first nationwide health information exchange to connect to the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) and the SSA MEGAHIT project.

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Midland Memorial Hospital Receives Federal Funds for Meaningful Use of OpenVista Electronic Health Record

Press Release | Medsphere Systems Corporation | January 10, 2012

Medsphere’s OpenVista enables Texas county hospital to meet Medicare and Medicaid requirements of federal reimbursement program and receive more than initial investment cost of OpenVista.

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Minnesota & Great Lake States using VistA & Other Open Source EHR Systems

The installation and use of 'open source' electronic health record (EHR) systems have continued to spread across Minnesota and many other states across the U.S.  See the map of healthcare facilities running some variant of the open source VistA electronic health record (EHR) system in Minnesota and other state Read More »

My Updated 2013 List of 'Open Source' Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems

I've been following and reporting on 'open source' electronic health record (EHR) and/or electronic medical record (EMR) systems over the past decade. In the late 1990's and early years of the 21st century, there were several hundred open source EHR/EMR projects that were initiated and posted on sites like SourceForge, GitHub, GForge, Freshmeat, etc. Read More »

Open Source and EHRs: A proven reality and invaluable opportunity

Michael J. Doyle | Healthcare IT News | September 20, 2011

The marriage between open source technology and electronic health records is at first blush, greeted by many with skepticism regarding robustness and efficacy. In truth, persistent myths obscure an intriguing reality: Open source EHR systems are not only possible but already in place. Read More »

Open Source EHR Company Achieves 48 Percent Revenue Growth in 2016

Press Release | Medsphere Systems Corporation | January 4, 2017

Medsphere Systems Corporation, the leading provider of affordable and interoperable healthcare information technology (IT) solutions and services, is welcoming the new year with excitement and anticipation following a busy and historic 2016. Significant recent achievements include an expansion of company products and services as well as a record number of new clients and unprecedented revenue growth. The company’s ongoing efforts to make affordable healthcare IT more widely available have resulted in specific indicators from the previous calendar year of growth and success...

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Open Source EHR Systems Deployed in South Dakota & Surrounding States

The acquisition, installation, and use of 'open source' electronic health record (EHR) systems have continued to spread across South Dakota and many other states across the U.S.  See the map of healthcare facilities running some variant of the open source VistA electronic health record (EHR) system in South Dakota and surrounding states. Read More »

Open Source EHR Systems Implemented Across Oklahoma and Beyond

Slowly but surely, the installation and use of 'open source' electronic health record (EHR) systems have spread across Oklahoma and many other states across the U.S.  See the map of healthcare facilities running some variant of the open source VistA electronic health record (EHR) system in Oklahoma. Read More »

Open Source EHRs: Will They Support Clinical Data Needs of the Future? (Part 2 of 2)

Andy Oram | EMR & EHR | November 18, 2014

The first part of this article provided a view of the current data needs in health care and asked whether open source electronic health records could solve those needs. I’ll pick up here with a look at how some open source products deal with the two main requirements I identified: interoperability and analytics. Interoperability, in health care as in other areas of software, is supported better by open source products than by proprietary ones. Read More »

Open Source: 'One of the last great challenges'

Mike Miliard | Health IT News | June 2, 2010

"I think open source is the right thing to do the same way I believe science is better than alchemy," software pioneer Linus Torvald, who developed the "kernel" that's the basis of the Linux operating system, has said. "Like science, open source allows people to build on a solid base of previous knowledge…. It's just a superior way of working together." Read More »

OpenVistA

OpenVista is an open source electronic health record (EHR) system developed by MedSphere Systems Corporation, based on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) VistA system. OpenVista supports the clinical workflow of hospitals and ambulatory care facilities through seven foundational applications

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OpenVista Live in American Samoa’s LBJ Tropical Medical Center and Department of Health Clinics

Press Release | LBJ Tropical Medical Center, Medsphere | October 14, 2015

Medsphere Systems Corporation, the leading provider of affordable and interoperable healthcare IT platform solutions, today announced that the company’s OpenVista® electronic health record (EHR) is live throughout the American Samoa healthcare system. Specifically, OpenVista is up and running in the LBJ Tropical Medical Center and 13 outpatient clinics run by the American Samoa Medical Center Authority (ASMCA), as well as four of the eight clinics in the American Samoa Department of Health (DOH). The EHR will be rolled out to two additional DOH clinics later this year and two more in the near future.