The promise of improving health care through the ready access and integration of health data has drawn significant national attention and federal investment. The Jason Report provides a roadmap to address those potential issues.
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We reviewed the visualization work that had been done and moved to
production over the past few weeks. It was agreed that it will be
beneficial both to VHA and to the open source community to continue
exploring the visualization of additional artifacts of VHA's business
Sprint 8 will be planned and launched on next week's call on August 7.
Scrum master Christopher Edwards will be absent that day.
The link below leads to a Jira page with the draft COI policy and some
comments captured during the CWG meeting on July 8th. Please review the
policy and the comments and feel free to add your own. If something in my
comment block needs to be corrected, let me know!
Continuing our discussion on Open Source Open Source Return on Investment
(ROI) and VistA Evolution
Action Item for AWG meeting on 7-15-2014:
Steve Hufnagel and Jack Taylor will lead an effort to develop a white paper
that can be used to build the case for using Open Source software in VA's
software acquisition process. This include identifying key factors and
considerations, mistakes VA is making in calculating software TCO/ROI for