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OSEHRA 2012 Open Source Summit

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 17, 2012 - 8:00am - October 18, 2012 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Gaylord National Washington, DC
United States

The Open Source Electronic Health Records Agent (OSEHRA) will be hosting its First Annual Open Source EHR Summit & Workshop October 17 and 18, 2012, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. OSEHRA is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating an open source ecosystem around the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) world-class EHR, VistA. Since its creation a year ago by the VA, the organization has grown rapidly and now has more than 1,000 members. Members include a large number of private companies that are engaged in implementing VistA private sector hospitals and clinics, as well as in the large number of foreign countries that are adopting VistA. These solution providers are also developing a whole range of  enhancements to the VistA core.

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Health 2.0 Europe Annual Conference in Berlin

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 6, 2012 - 8:00am - November 7, 2012 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Berlin
Germany

Health 2.0 today announced the Call for Speakers for its Health 2.0 Europe 2012 Annual Conference, which will be held Nov. 6-7 in Berlin, Germany. The two-day event will set the stage for the next wave of technology innovation. It is an opportunity for entrepreneurs and developers to introduce and receive immediate feedback from industry decision-makers and venture capitalists on technology and services that improve health care and reduce costs. Over 400 E E health care leaders and stakeholders including national and regional health authorities, financiers, insurers, pharmaceutical companies, and policy makers are expected to attend the Berlin conference... Read More »

Inaugural OSEHRA "Innovation Webinar" Series ... Dr John Halamka on "Real-Time Analytics and Population Health"

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When: 
June 13, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sponsor: 
OSEHRA

OSEHRA (the Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent) will host its inaugural “OSEHRA Innovation Series” webinar on Thursday, 13 June 2013, 2:00-3:00 pm (EST). Dr. John Halamka, M.D., CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Member of the OSEHRA Board of Directors, will address the topic of “Real-Time Analytics and Population Health”.

The abstract for this event is:As we achieve data liquidity across multiple platforms, via ubiquitous EHR adoption and Health Information Exchange (HIE), we will enter new strategic terrain for Health Information Technology (IT).   In this terrain skillful application of healthcare analytics, data visualization, care coordination and population health will become the dominant discriminators of effective Health IT resource utilization... Read More »

Health Affairs Briefing: Health Information Technology Adoption And Use

Event Details
Type: 
Open Source Event
Date: 
July 9, 2013 - 8:30am - 11:00am
Location: 
National Press Club
529 14th Street NW Holeman Lounge, 13th Floor
Washington, DC
United States

On Tuesday, July 9, Health Affairs will host a briefing to report latest trends in health information technology adoption among US health care providers and hospitals.

The event will feature remarks from Farzad Mostashari, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the US Department of Health and Human Services, and coincides with the release of three Web First papers from Health Affairs, as well as the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s annual report on HIT Adoption. Read More »

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 Academy 2013

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 18, 2013 - 12:00pm - October 21, 2013 - 5:00pm

A full slate of pre-conference training classes has been announced for the Academy program of the Third Annual VISTA Expo & Symposium. 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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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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Continua Health Alliance Southeast Asia Work Group Event on Personal Connected Health

Event Details
Type: 
Open Source Event
Date: 
October 23, 2013 - 10:00am - 3:30pm
Location: 
HIMSS Digital Healthcare Week 2013
Marina Bay Sands
Singapore

Continua Health Alliancetoday announced its Southeast Asia Work Group is hosting a flagship event during HIMSS Digital Healthcare Week 2013, highlighting unique business development opportunities, policy initiatives and the advantages of personal connected health devices and solutions for the region. Read More »

9th Annual Open Source Think Tank In Napa, CA

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 24, 2014 (All day) - March 26, 2014 (All day)

You're invited to participate in a unique and exciting invitation-only gathering of open source and enterprise IT executives from around the globe. Join us at the Solage Calistoga in Napa, CA at the 9th Annual Open Source Think Tank to discuss the future of open source. Read More »

North Bridge Invites Open Source Community to Discuss Key Findings from 2014 Future of Open Source Study

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

Three Upcoming Events Allow Open Source Thought Leaders To Debate Latest Trends And Opportunities Revealed By Eighth Annual Survey

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ClinCapture 2.0 Official Launch Event

Event Details
Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
May 23, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Clinovo is officially launching ClinCapture 2.0 with a 1-hour online webinar on May 23rd, 2014, followed by a series of industry conferences in June. Marc Desgrousilliers, Chief Technology Officer at Clinovo, will introduce the new 2.0 version of ClinCapture, the most advanced open source Electronic Data Capture (EDC) system. Marc will give a one-hour online demonstration of the new features in ClinCapture 2.0. He will focus on ClinCapture's new On Demand Trainings, Rules Studio, and Interactive Dashboards. Registration for the webinar is open on clinovo.com/clincapture2. Read More »

30th VistA Community Meeting

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 16, 2015 (All day) - January 18, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
UC Davis School of Medicine Sacramento, CA
United States

The VistA community is holding its 30th VistA Community Meeting at the UC Davis Sacramento Campus January 16-18. 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), and Indian Health Service (IHS), 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. UC Davis School of Medicine, is providing the facilities for the meeting.

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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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OSCON 2016

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 16, 2016 (All day) - May 19, 2016 (All day)
Location: 
Austin, TX
United States

While the open source community has always been viewed as building the future—that future is here, and it's everywhere you look. Since 1999, OSCON has been the best place on the planet to experience the open source ecosystem. At OSCON, you'll find everything open source: languages, communities, best practices, products and services. Rather than focus on a single language or aspect, such as cloud computing, OSCON allows you to learn about and practice the entire range of open source technologies. In keeping with its O'Reilly heritage, OSCON is a unique gathering where participants find inspiration, confront new challenges, share their expertise, renew bonds to community, make significant connections, and find ways to give back to the open source movement. The event has also become one of the most important venues to announce groundbreaking open source projects and products.

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OSEHRA 2016 Open Source Summit

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 27, 2016 (All day) - June 29, 2016 (All day)
Location: 
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center Bethesda, MD
United States

Looking to gain expertise in both public and private sector open source health IT?  Want to collaborate on global state-of-the-art solutions for electronic health records, and population health tool development? Need access to domestic and international market opportunities?  Then OSEHRA’s 5th annual Open Source Summit, held just outside of Washington, DC from June 27-29, 2016, is the place for you. Nearly 400 industry leaders, federal and state government officials, academics, clinicians, developers, and researchers participated in the 2015 OSEHRA Open Source Summit—with representation from the United States, Canada, India, Jordan, Mexico, Romania, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. Do not miss your opportunity to join them this year!

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