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3 Ways DoD And VA Are Accelerating Patient Data Exchange Via iEHR

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | February 6, 2013

Whereas the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments are working toward a joint iEHR that would, come 2017, wrap all patient data into a single record accessible to clinicians in both departments, DoD Secretary Leon Panetta and VA’s Secretary Eric Shinseki pushed their staffs to accelerate data exchange and interoperability where they can now, rather than waiting. Read More »

DSS Awarded VA Contract for Logistics and Prosthetics Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Press Release | Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS, Inc.) | August 15, 2016

Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS, Inc.), a leading provider of health information technology (HIT) solutions for federal, private and public healthcare organizations, today announced it has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a base ordering period of 36 months and 1 optional ordering period of 12 months, for the Logistics and Prosthetics Graphical User Interface (GUI) overlay Software Licenses and Maintenance with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)...

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iCare to Showcase Web-Based HTML5 GUI for VistA at Military EHR Conference

Press Release | iCare | March 26, 2013

iCare releases pioneering new Graphical User Interface that would enable the Warfighter to access VistA on any device via any Web browser. Read More »

Open MetaAnalyst: Powerful Open-Source Software for Meta-Analysis

Staff | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality | February 23, 2012

Background: Meta-analysis, the quantitative synthesis of information from independent sources (studies), forms a cornerstone of evidence-based medicine (EBM). Indeed, by quantitatively summarizing the available evidence pertaining to precise clinical questions, meta-analyses can inform clinical practice at all levels of healthcare. Read More »

Smaller Deal On E-Health Record Angers Capitol Hill

Tom Philpott | | March 1, 2013

The Obama administration pared back its plan to develop a single, integrated, electronic health- record system for the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs due to shrinking defense budgets and rising costs. Read More »

South Africa’s Areta Health Selects Medsphere Healthcare IT Solutions

Press Release | Medsphere, Areta Health | September 20, 2017

Medsphere Systems Corporation, the leading provider of affordable and interoperable healthcare information technology (IT) solutions and services, today announced that the company has reached an agreement with South Africa’s Areta Health for comprehensive support of the organization’s hospital network. The contract covers Areta Health’s Specialist Day Hospital (SDH) system spread throughout South Africa. The hospitals, in turn, anchor an integrated health network with remote clinics and in-home monitoring that allow patients to heal at home without sacrificing attentive care...

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The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® cTAKES™ v4.0

Press Release | The Apache Software Foundation | April 25, 2017

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today the availability of Apache® cTAKES™ v4.0, the latest version of the Open Source natural language processing system for information extraction from health-related free-text. Apache cTAKES (clinical Text Analysis Knowledge Extraction System) is a natural-language processing based information extraction platform for health-related text that identifies signals important for the biomedical domain including types of clinical named entities mapped to various biomedical terminologies/ontologies such as the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) ...

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The Impact of the Linux Philosophy

All operating systems have a philosophy. And, the philosophy of an operating system matters. What is the Linux philosophy and how does it affect the community? How has it changed software development for the ages?

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VA Poised To Kick-Off Contract For New Scheduling System

Dan Verton | Fedscoop | August 5, 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs has completed a series of one-on-one meetings with companies interested in taking on what is perhaps the biggest, most complex and important government IT challenge since the rollout of — replacing VA’s antiquated patient scheduling system with commercial technologies that will enable veterans to see doctors and receive treatment when and where Read More »

VistA Evolution: What's Wrong With this Picture?

The VA has begun awarding a number of very high-value contracts under the umbrella of the VistA Evolution initiative (eg to ASM Research/Accenture), but in my opinion, there are problems looming on the horizon.  From what I understand about the direction that these projects are taking (with encouragement, it seems, from within the VA), there’s a real risk that we’ll see a repeat of previous attempts to modernize VistA, the result of which was very expensive failure with essentially nothing to show for it.  The losers, if this happens, are not only US taxpayers: it’s the Veterans whose future welfare depends on VistA4 being a success.

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Why We Open-Sourced Our Uptime Monitoring System

Beyang Liu | Plain Text -- The Official Sourcegraph Blog | September 7, 2016

About a month ago, Sourcegraph released Checkup, an open-source, self-hosted uptime monitoring system written by Matt Holt. Following its release, a lot of people asked us how we were using Checkup at Sourcegraph. Today, we’re sharing our public status page, powered by Checkup, and laying out some of the big advantages we’ve found using an open-source health check tool...

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