OSEHRA Summit 2017: Call for Abstracts

Planning for our 6th Annual Summit, Succeeding with the new Federal Open Source Policy, is well underway! A robust schedule is planned again this year, and the Program Committee is looking forward to receiving an abundance of abstracts from the community for presentations, posters, and roundtable discussions. All are invited to participate and submit their abstracts for this year’s Summit, which will be held from June 13-15, 2017, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. Abstract submissions are due no later than March 15, 2017.

In response to growing global interests, OSEHRA has planned an International Session to kick-off this year’s events. The plenary session of the Summit will be held on the morning of Wednesday, June 14, and will address the new Federal Open Source Policy and the impact, challenges, and opportunities it presents. A VA leadership session is scheduled during the heart of the Summit, and breakout track sessions are scheduled for Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning. The number of breakout sessions are limited this year, so we encourage everyone to submit their proposal as soon as possible. Please submit all abstracts through the Summit event website. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Agile Development
  • Agile Methods and Implementation
  • Big Data and Analytics
  • Clinical Innovations
  • Community Activities
  • Connected Health
  • Digital Health Platform (DHP)
  • Enterprise Health Management Platform (eHMP)
  • Federal Open Source Policy
  • FHIR
  • Global Collaboration and Health Informatics
  • Global Community Development
  • Imaging
  • International Applications
  • Interoperability and Standards
  • Market Development
  • Meaningful Use Certifications
  • Mobile Health
  • Open Source Business Models
  • Open Source Tools and Technologies
  • Population Health
  • Product Management
  • Provider Innovations
  • Technology of Enterprise EHR
  • Training
  • VistA Evolution
  • VistA Virtualization
  • Workgroup Activities
  • Others Relevant to Open Source

Summit Registration is now open, and discounts for early bird registration are available through April 30, 2017. Please contact Megan Murray, Director of Membership and Communications, at murraym@osehra.org for Sponsorship and Exhibit opportunities.

We look forward to your presentation at the Summit!