Dr. Paul Tibbits, MD., DCIO Architecture, Strategy, and Design, Department of Veterans Affairs raised the following questions on cybersecurity for VistA. We have scheduled a community call for Wednesday, March 16 at 1:00 PM Eastern to provide community response to him.
The Office of Management of Budget (OMB) is planning to develop a Source Code Policy for the Federal Government - see draft policy.
As you can see, OSEHRA is mentioned prominently in the document. We certainly intend to provide useful and actionable comments to OMB. Therefore, we have scheduled a community call for Thursday, March 17 at 1:00 Eastern in order to organize our response to this major development in the open source community.
The Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has announced a new Veteran-focused Integration Process (VIP) to replace the Project Management Accountability System (PMAS) for the development and management of IT projects. The Veteran-focused Integration Process (VIP) is a Lean-Agile framework that services the interest of Veterans through the efficient streamlining of activities within the VA enterprise. It is designed to increase the speed of delivery of high-quality, secure IT capabilities to Veterans.
The 2015 Open Source Summit: Community-Powered Healthcare IT Solutions is shaping up to be another exciting event that will showcase the remarkable achievements of our growing community! The Summit offers a unique perspective on healthcare IT innovation in the U.S. and global markets, as well as an opportunity to network with the individuals and companies who are making it happen.
The Center for a New American Security released a report today titled “Reforming the Military Health System”. The benefits that DoD would gain from an open source EHR solution is a major theme in the report.
The following is a short article about the report.
POLITICO Pro: Report: DoD must choose open-source EHR By Ashley Gold February 12, 2015