Military Health System-Open Source Software:Day 2/0930 - Canada Health Infoway and Open Source

Excellent overview of the fielding of a large, complex, national health information exchange (HIE) infrastructure as opposed to electronic health record (EHR) system.  The size and scope of the Canada Health Infoway deploymeny is roughly analogous to the challenge and opportunity facing the DOD and VA.

The presentation has a focus on standards and interoperability

• Common architecture accepted and in use by jurisdictions
• Updated architecture includes privacy and security requirements
• Infoway Standards Collaborative consolidates all standards activity
• Architecture is freely available