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First whole genome analysis of a Veteran

Attached is a poster  from Gholson Lyon, M.D., Ph.D. of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Stony Brook University and the Institute for Genomic Medicine at the Utah Foundation for Biomedical Research. This individual had a serious psychiatric illness which required deep brain stimulation.

Submitted OSEHRA Response to MEDICS RFI HT0012-RFI-0008

Here is the OSEHRA Response to MEDICS RFI HT0012-RFI-0008 that was submitted around 1PM EDT.

This has been truly a community effort.  

I would like to thank many individuals who have made significant contributions and provided invaluable comments and feedback.

Jack Taylor

Conor Dowling

Rafael Richards

Carol Monohan

Rick Marshall

Chris Goransan

Terry Simmons

Lonny Northrup

Gerry Higgins

Ken Kawamoto

Apologize if I missed any names.







AWG Telecom 4PM EDT Today - Latest Draft of OSEHRA Response to MEDICS RFI HT0012-RFI-0008


Today’s agenda:

OSERHA Response to MEDICS RFI, by OSEHRA AWG, Seong K Mun and Peter Li

DATE & TIME: Tuesday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT, February 26th

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Here is the latest draft.  Please review and be prepared to discuss any remaining issues with the draft response.

Latest Draft Version: OSEHRA Response to MEDICS RFI HT0012-RFI-0008

Here is latest draft of OSEHRA Response to MEDICS RFI HT0012-RFI-0008.

Please review and send you comments or additions to Peter Li - by Monday COB at latest.

We will have one last go around at the Architecture Working Group meeting on Tuesday 2-26 at 4 PM EST.

We will then submit the RFI response on  Wednesday 2-27 at 12 PM EDT.

I would like to thank everyone that have made contributions and provide invaluable feedback to us.  This would not have been possible without the support of the OSEHRA community.



3/22 OSEHRA AWG Meeting Minutes - InterSystems Caché 2016 Features, Renee Cannon and Alex Bravo, InterSystems

Thanks to Renee Cannon and Alex Bravo for an excellent presentation and demo on the InterSystems Caché 2016 Features.  The presentation and demo included the creation of multiple VistA data models with Caché; in particular, using the the FileMan Mapping Utility to converting FileMan Files into relational or object representation of the entire VistA system.   In addition, Renee showed the new Document Data Model, available for the 2016 Cache, that provides SQL query support on a JSON based document collections.

1/26 OSEHRA AWG Meeting Minutes - Object Chronicles as a Foundation for Integrated Informatics Architecture, Keith E Campbell, M.D., VHA

Thanks to Keith for an excellent discussion on the Object Chronicles and the development of ISAAC (InformaticS Architecture ACceleration), a tooling environment that provides a reference implementation for Deriviate concepts build on top of SNOMED, LOINC, and RxNorm (SOLOR) terninology.  For those that are interested in the development of ISAAC, the source code is available at OSEHRA ISAAC code repository.

AWG Minutes - 02-11-2014: An Update on HMP, Marcia Pickard, VHA

Minutes 02-11-2014:

Thanks to Marcia Pickard, Lead for the Health Informatics Initiative, VHA for an informative update on Health Management Platform (HMP).  

Here are the key points from the presentation. 

1.       There is interest in testing FMQL language.

2.       Likewise a version of the MarkLogic (or other similar) data storage as an alternative storage to native Cache

2012-03-20 AWG Minutes

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