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See Commentary ... "Micro vs. Macro Approach to iEHR Interoperability" Mark Byers, CEO, President & Co-Founder, DSS, Inc.


For your enjoyment and edification, please see the thoughtful commentary in Government Health IT by Mark Byers, CEO, President & Co-Founder, DSS, Inc., on acheiving enterprise level Health IT interoperability.

DSS, Inc. is an OSEHRA Corporate Member.

iEHR Memo Defines DoD Near and Mid Term Electronic Health Record (EHR) Acquistion Strategy


Please see memo dated 21 May 2013 from the Secretary of Defense below, which addresses DoD acquisition strategy, both near and mid-term, for the Integrated Electronic Health Record (iEHR).  

In it, the Defense Secretary states:

Thanking the Community

Members of OSEHRA Community,

See thought provoking blog, " The right and wrong decision", from Joseph Conn in ModernHealthcare.Com ... "IT Everything"


Please see Joseph Conn's interesting post on the future of the iEHR (Integrated Electronic Health Record), in his "IT Everything" blog in  

In light of the recent decision to modify the acquisition strategy for the DOD/VA iEHR, Mr. Conn reviews the history of how we have arrived at this point, and his suggestions on how we should proceed going forward.

Read on at:

What do you think?

Your comments are welcomed below.


Slides and Recording for AWG 2-5-2013 - Review of the 2014 Proof-of-Concept Initial Operational Capability (IOC) by Steve Hufnagel



iEHR Update - Review of the 2014 Proof-of-Concept Initial Operational
Capability (IOC), Dr. Steve Hufnagel, DoD & IPO Support Contractor

Slides for today's presentation - iehr_update_to_osehra_awg_2013-02-05.pdf

See Nextgov Article on iEHR - "To Cut Costs, Defense and VA Scrap Plans for New Electronic Health Record"




"Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki announced late Tuesday they would forgo plans to build a new health records system to be used jointly by the departments and instead pursue less expensive technologies to make their respective systems more interoperable. ....."

iEHR Update to OSEHRA AWG 2013-02-05


Slide presentation for OSEHRA AWG meeting on 2013-02-05.


The VA's MOCHA (Medication Order Check Healthcare Application) Interface

In getting a note together on MOCHA, the VA's FDB interface, I think I see Cache classes. PSSHTTP.m is the file that posts XML to a VA server that sits between the Pharmacy Package in VistA and FDB's servers. Here's a line ...

SET PSS("result")=##class( ("restObject").HttpResponse.Data, .DOCHAND)

And another file, PSSFDBRT, a key one, has ...

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