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Envisioned enhancement process- example?

So, I'm trying to understand in what situations you envision using the "community initiated innovation" process  you have described.

For example, it would be useful for external software developers to be able to programmatically add patients through a RPC Broker call.  It is one of the most frequently asked questions on several current VistA community discussion sites. 

In theory, it is a pretty small scope, and the Astronaut version of Vista has actually implemented an RPC call as a add-on feature.  

VistA open source will 'morph' to VA-DOD joint EHR, VA CIO says ... Government Health IT, Mary Mosquera

Colleagues,

Please article and link to article by Mary Mosquera in Government Health IT, on the future of "Open Source" and the VA and DOD EHRs ...

Conrad Clyburn

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http://www.govhealthit.com/news/vista-open-source-will-morph-va-dod-joint-ehr-va-cio-says?topic=08,32

VA CIO trades in laptop for iPad ... Hopes to Facilitate Physician Use - Mary Mosquera, Government Health IT

Colleagues,

 

Please article and link below to article written by Mary Mosquera, Government Health IT, on Roger Baker's adoption of tablets to faciltate physician demand for wireless, mobile IT access ...

Conrad Clyburn

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http://www.govhealthit.com/news/va-cio-trades-laptop-ipad?topic=32,,18,26

VA CIO trades in laptop for iPad ... Hopes to Facilitate Physician Use - Mary Mosquera, Government Health IT

Colleagues,

 

Please article and link below to article written by Mary Mosquera, Government Health IT, on Roger Baker's adoption of tablets to faciltate physician demand for wireless, mobile IT access ...

Conrad Clyburn

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http://www.govhealthit.com/news/va-cio-trades-laptop-ipad?topic=32,,18,26

Former Federal CIO Kundra's 'IT cartel:' Fact or fiction? ... Federal Computer Weekly

Colleagues,Please see link below to blog in Federal Computer Week following the  controversial editorial in the New york Times written by former federal CIO Vivek Kundra ....

Conrad Clyburn

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http://fcw.com/blogs/insider/2011/09/it-cartel-fact-fiction-kundra.aspx?s=fcwdaily_060911

A Federal Jump-start for Health IT ...

Colleagues,

See article and link from MIT Tech Review of interview with the new National Coordinator for Health Information Technology ...

Conrad Clyburn

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 White House aide leads push to improve health-care IT with billions in stimulus funds.

A Federal Jump-start for Health IT ... White House aide leads push to improve health-care IT with billions in stimulus funds.

Colleagues,

See article and link from MIT Tech Review of interview with the new National Coordinator for Health Information Technology ...

Conrad Clyburn

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In a landmark government effort to drive American health care into the information age, the February 2009 stimulus bill earmarked about $30 billion in incentives for doctors and hospitals who install electronic medical records—paying up to $63,750 to individual physician and millions to hospitals.

Defense companies target health care ... Washington Post

Colleagues, See article and link below from the Washington Post on how defense contrators are increasingly focusing on acquiring health information technology expertise and companies .... 

Traditional defense contractors are increasingly muscling into the health care services field, hoping that the burgeoning area can help them weather reductions in Pentagon equipment buying.

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