Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA)

Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA)
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OSEHRA is an open source community of users, developers, service providers, clinicians and researchers engaged in advancing electronic healthcare record software. Enhancing the community is a robust ecosystem of complementary products, capabilities and services.

This week, OSEHRA Organizational Member HLN Consulting announced the release of a product Roadmap for its open source Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE). ICE is an award winning, fully configurable vaccine forecasting and decision support web service tool. It provides state-of-the-art clinical decision support for immunizations (CDSi) and can be...

OSEHRA is pleased to announce that we have updated and relaunched the multimedia education portal on our website. The updated portal has been redesigned with a fresh look and includes new features intended to enhance the user experience. We have simplified navigation to make information more accessible and added new training material including a...

I would like to thank all those who participated in the 2017 Open Source Summit. Many of you contributed to the success of this year’s event by serving as sponsors, exhibitors, session chairs, moderators, speakers, panel members, committee members, poster presenters, Leadership Award recipients, and engaged attendees. Thank you all for sharing your...

The Department of Veterans Affairs yesterday announced a decision to select a new electronic health record system based on the same platform that DoD purchased a couple of years ago. The announcement recognizes many unique needs of VA that differ from the DoD. VA would thus not be implementing an identical EHR. VA is trying to create a future...

Following our community call on April 17, OSEHRA received feedback from multiple members suggesting that we reply to the VA RFIs on “Supplemental Commercial Health Information Technology Platform”, and “VistA Commercialization”. While we obviously do not compete for such contracts, the members felt that we could offer comments on the requirements...

The first meeting date for our previously-announced Enterprise Health Management Platform (eHMP) Technical Working Group (TWG) is being changed to accommodate some last-minute schedule conflicts. The new date and time will be Monday, May 8 at 3PM Eastern Time. We appreciate your patience as we juggle several very busy schedules! All interested...

A new Technical Working Group (TWG) is being established for VA’s Enterprise Health Management Platform (eHMP). It will provide a forum for the discussion of open source software issues for the eHMP project, and ensure that the community is well-informed and has the opportunity to participate in eHMP as part of the open source software initiative....

In January of this year, OSEHRA and Organizational Member DSS, Inc. convened the Community Vision and Strategy Work Group. I co-chaired this group with Alyssa Stanley (DSS, Inc.), and we had several great calls and a ton of input from members. Those of you interested in hearing the recordings of the calls, or seeing the many opinions and reference...

The VistA Security Technical Working Group (TWG) has released the initial version of their security strategy document, entitled Maintaining a Production VistA EHR: Security Issues, and Mitigation and Remediation Strategies. The Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) is soliciting comments from the community on this document. The...

At 2PM yesterday afternoon, OSEHRA hosted a community call to highlight three recent VA RFIs ("VistA MUMPS Analysis Tooling”, “VistA Commercialization” and “Supplemental Commercial Health Information Technology Platform”). We wish to thank the many community members who participated. The recording of the call is now available online. At the...