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OSEHRA Board Member, Dr John Halamka Blogs on 1st Annual OSEHRA Open Source EHR Summit & Workshop, 17-18 October 2012

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Please see link below to OSEHRA Board Member, Dr. John D. Halamaka's widely read "Life as a Healthcare CIO" blog.  

As you are probably aware, Dr Halamka is Chief Information Officer Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Chairman of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network, Co-Chair of the HIT Standards Committee, a full Professor at Harvard Medical School, and a practicing Emergency Physician.  

RFI: Support Services to Health Systems for the Integrated Electronic Health Record Capability-Integrated Project Teams




The Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Health Information has a requirement for project and program management services to support Integrated Electronic Health Record (iEHR) and Capability-Integrated Project Teams (C-IPTs).


News About OSEHRA

The current OSEHRA News page contains many interesting items, but most are outdated, going back many months.  I would suggest you add links to other news sources outside OSEHRA that are reporting on OSEHRA activities.

iEHR Related RFI: VA Request for Sources - Interagency Surgical Quality Workflow Management

R--Interagency Surgical Quality Workflow Management Office of Health Information Sources Sought Notice

Solicitation Number: VA70112I0352

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: VA Office of Information Service Center
Location: Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Information Service Center


Some early ideas from the genomics folks, and an early meeting

Someof us are getting together at the NGS and NGS analytics meeting in Providence, RI during August 12-15th. Again, it is open to anyone.


Some ideas include:

-open source solutions

-Compressive genomics – what gets lost?

-Use of synthetic electronic health records as an experimental test bed for optimization of gene data storage






Status: Pre-RFP

Solicitation Release Date: 10/2012 (Estimate)

Award Date: 12/2012 (Estimate)

Solicitation #: VA70112I0341

Value($K): TBD

Competition Type: Undetermined

Primary Requirement: Business Process Engineering

Duration: TBD

Contract Type: TBD

Primary NAICS Code: 541611: Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services

Place of Performance: Chicago, IL


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