Industry Affiliations

Industry Affiliations

OSEHRA is a member of global industry associations.

 

ANSI (American National Standards Institute)

As the voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) empowers its members and constituents to strengthen the U.S. marketplace position in the global economy while helping to assure the safety and health of consumers and the protection of the environment. OSEHRA is in the process of becoming an ANSI accredited Standards Development Organization.

HIMSS

HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society)

HIMSS is a cause-based, not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.

HL7 (Health Level 7)

Health Level Seven International (HL7) is the global authority on standards for interoperability of health information technology with members in over 55 countries.

IHE (Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise)

IHE is an initiative by healthcare professionals and industry to improve the way computer systems in healthcare share information. IHE promotes the coordinated use of established standards such as DICOM and HL7 to address specific clinical needs in support of optimal patient care. Systems developed in accordance with IHE communicate with one another better, are easier to implement, and enable care providers to use information more effectively.

OSI (Open Source Initiative)

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) is a non-profit corporation with global scope
formed to educate about and advocate for the benefits of open source and to build bridges among different constituencies in the open source community.

One of our most important activities is as a standards body, maintaining the Open Source Definition for the good of the community. The Open Source Initiative Approved License trademark and program creates a nexus of trust around which developers, users, corporations and governments can organize open source cooperation.