OSEHRA Innovation Webinar

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OSEHRA Awarded VA Open Source Technical Support Contract

Press Release | OSEHRA, BITS | February 22, 2016

The Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Open Source Technical Support and Working Group Services for VA VistA Contract by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The contract scope includes identifying and analyzing available open source software that fulfills VA requirements or enhances functionality, as well as support for Technical Working Groups through which VA can collaborate with the open source community.

OSEHRA To Hold Innovation Webinar on Open Source Clinical Quality Tools

OSEHRA is going to be holding a special one-hour Innovation Webinar tomorrow as part of the National Health IT Week. The focus will be on open source applications and tools that are gaining traction for clinical quality measures. Well known and very mature is popHealth. The webinar participants will discuss the latest upgrades in version 5.0 of the software. They will also present a new entrant into the field. That would be the Cedar project, an open source tool for testing the strength of Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) collection systems that receive Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) files.

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Digital Heath Platform (DHP) Proof-of-Concept Webinar

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Seminar/Webinar
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February 28, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Steve Rushing, Senior Strategic Adviser to Georgia Institute of Technology’s Healthcare Interoperability and Integration Innovation Lab (I3L), will present methodology and technology insights drawn from the public-private collaboration that built the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Digital Health Platform (DHP) strategy proof-of-concept model. Read More »

VistA / eHMP in the Cloud Project Group Status Update

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Seminar/Webinar
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May 16, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Established in January 2017, this group will implement and maintain a VistA/eHMP Cloud demonstration site using Microsoft Azure.  The centerpiece of this implementation will be an operating demo of VistA with eHMP, which will serve as a testbed and proof-of-concept.  In addition, facilities will be made available for developer sandboxes and for creation of curated test data in cooperation with university medical and nursing students. This Innovation Webinar will serve as a status update on the groups' progress. Read More »

OSEHRA Product Management Roadmap and Discussion.

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Seminar/Webinar
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July 18, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Sam Habiel, Doctor of Pharmacy and the new Director of Product Management for OSEHRA, will present an update on the current OSEHRA open source product portfolio. This portfolio will reflect code convergence efforts and software as well as documentation for the community.

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Open Source Tools for Electronic Clinical Quality Measures

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Seminar/Webinar
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October 3, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

OSEHRA is pleased to host this special one-hour Innovation Webinar in conjunction with National Health IT Week. Participants will hear an update from OSEHRA Leadership and Organizational Members on a range of open source software applications and tools. Topics include an update on v5.0 of popHealth® as well as products that are newly engaged within our community like Cedar- an open source tool for testing the strength of eCQM collection systems that receive Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) files.

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Clinical Data Quality Issues and Clinical Quality Measure Reliability

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Seminar/Webinar
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November 14, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Rich digital clinical data are a staple of modern learning health systems, but suffer from variable and often poor quality. Lack of assurance in data quality can lead to limited trust and utilization by stakeholders, including patients, providers, policy-makers, and researchers. In this webinar, Dr. Nicole Weiskopf will provide a conceptual overview of data quality as it relates to electronic health record data and the reuse of those data for various purposes.

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Blockchain for Health Data and Its Potential Use in Health IT and Health Care Related Research

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Seminar/Webinar
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February 20, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

A national health IT infrastructure based on blockchain has far-reaching potential to promote the development of precision medicine, advance medical research and invite patients to be more accountable for their health. This OSEHRA Innovation Webinar will discuss a blockchain based access-control manager to health records that would advance the industry interoperability challenges and engage millions of individuals, health care providers, health care entities and medical researchers to share vast amounts of genetic, diet, lifestyle, environmental and health data with guaranteed security and privacy protection.

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DXC Technology's Digital Health Platform

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Seminar/Webinar
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March 20, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Patient health outcomes are sub-optimal when medical decisions are made based on incomplete, fragments and unstandardized data. DXC Technology has built a reference implementation of a digital health platform (DHP-RI) to address this situation. The DHP-RI aims to recreate the complexity and heterogeneity of a real-world health care organization’s ecosystem complete with multiple EMRs, patient data sources, devices, various common services, and a variety of systems of engagement  (systems benefiting from an integrated and standardized data sets across multiple systems of record).

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OSEHRA's Open API and Open Architecture (OA2) Workgroup Purpose, Goals and Scope

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Seminar/Webinar
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May 22, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Operational Healthcare IT systems in clinical facilities large and small commonly leverage a mix of Open Source, Commercial and custom built components. As the industry moves from closed monolithic EHRs toward a new era of Open APIs to integrate new applications with legacy systems the effort and risk of integrating those components together will be greatly reduced, but to be fully effective system designers and integrators must have more than a set of independent APIs.

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Open Source JDBC Access to VistA FileMan Data

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Seminar/Webinar
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August 21, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Accessing VistA data using off the shelf tools has historically been hard or expensive to do. With the set of tools YottaDB is developing as an Open Source Project VistA data can be mapped to relational table views. In this presentation Christopher will demonstrate the tools available, where to find the code, how to get started with the application, and how to contribute to its development.

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VA CDS Knowledge Artifacts, CDS Connect, and the OSEHRA Community.

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Seminar/Webinar
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October 16, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Veterans Health Administration’s Office of Knowledge Based Systems (KBS) has made significant investments in the representation of clinical knowledge in standardized, computer-friendly form, such that future systems may more rapidly manage and deploy documentation templates, order sets, and event-condition-action rules within and across VHA environments.

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Robot Doctor

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Seminar/Webinar
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January 15, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Remember doctor’s visits when you were growing up? The wooden tongue depressor. The well-worn stethoscope. That weird thing they jammed in your ears. And now, my children are having the same experience. But that is going to change. As design harnesses digital, materials, and networking technologies, a very new health experience is just over the horizon. Proactive, lifestyle design, tracking real-time health data, non-invasive tools and custom “just for you” treatments based on your actual genome, are here.

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FHIR on VistA Open Source Project.

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Seminar/Webinar
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March 19, 2019 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This webinar will introduce OSEHRA's newest open source project group - “FHIR on VistA.” The purpose of the group is to develop and promote standards-based FHIR APIs on the VistA platform for high-value data sets, and align previously developed VistA APIs to the current FHIR standards to promote interoperability across platforms and systems. Read More »