OSEHRA Press Releases

Posted date: Fri, 03/03/2017 - 12:40

OSEHRA is seeking volunteers to serve on this year’s Leadership Awards Committee. Since 2014, OSEHRA has recognized individuals for their outstanding contributions and achievements within the Open Source Health IT Community. This year’s Committee is Co-Chaired by Mr. Guy Esten of Apex Data Solutions, and Dr. Jack Taylor of BITS/Cognosante. Numerous nominations are expected this year and volunteers are needed to help select the best candidates for recognition.

There are three OSEHRA Leadership Award categories:

Posted date: Fri, 10/28/2016 - 15:54

Arlington, VA – The Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) is pleased to announce that registration for its 2017 Open Source Summit: Succeeding with the New Federal Open Source Policy, to be held June 13-15 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, is now available.  DSS, Inc., a leading health IT

Posted date: Mon, 10/17/2016 - 11:53

Arlington, VA – The Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) announced today that Mike O’Neill, CEO of MedicaSoft, has been elected Chairman of the OSEHRA Board of Directors.

Posted date: Wed, 09/28/2016 - 12:32

Arlington, VA – The Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) announced today that Roger Baker, former Assistant Secretary and Chief Information Officer at the U.S. Department of Veterans of Affairs, and Robert Missroon, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of DSS, Inc., have joined the OSEHRA Board of Directors. 

Posted date: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 15:29

The Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) is pleased to announce the award winners from the 2016 OSEHRA Open Source Summit. The OSEHRA community chose to honor these four individuals based on their outstanding achievements in health information technology and innovative health care.  Awardees were selected via a community nomination and election process.

Posted date: Wed, 07/06/2016 - 14:48

Thank you to all who made the 2016 Summit a success!  In order to access the proceedings, please login using your OSEHRA Associate or General member account information.  

Posted date: Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:55

Arlington, VA – The Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) popHealth Open Source Community is excited to announce the release of v4.0 of popHealth®. This is the first major release since v3.0 was transitioned to the OSEHRA popHealth community in 2014. The v4.0 release is a significant update to the original reference implementation that provides for basic Meaningful Use (MU) quality measure reporting.

Posted date: Tue, 07/28/2015 - 17:54

Arlington, VA – As it opens the 2015 OSEHRA Open Source Summit in Bethesda, Maryland, the Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance, Inc. (OSEHRA) has announced the availability of a new, community-based open source product.  

Posted date: Thu, 06/25/2015 - 12:01

OSEHRA CEO Dr. Seong K. Mun visited Corporate Member Electronic Health Solutions (EHS) in May. EHS, whose flagship Hakeem Program is deploying open source VistA as a national EHR for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, posted the attached press release describing the visit.

Posted date: Mon, 06/08/2015 - 16:09

Arlington, VA – The Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) is pleased to announce that the Honorable Robert A. McDonald, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, will serve as the keynote speaker for its fourth annual summit, entitled Community-Powered Healthcare IT Solutions. Secretary McDonald will speak on the morning of July 30 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.

Posted date: Tue, 02/24/2015 - 14:17

Arlington, VA – The Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) is pleased to announce that it has been accredited as a Standards Development Organization (SDO) by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).  This accreditation allows OSEHRA to begin utilizing its approved operating procedures to document consensus and create OSEHRA-sponsored American National Standards.

Posted date: Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:32

Arlington, VA – A collaborative effort by the Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) and its Corporate Members is underway to raise the visibility of open source VistA as a proven, open, and affordable EHR for the commercial marketplace.

“The eagerness of our members to actively engage in this promotion demonstrates exactly what OSEHRA can offer the open source community,” said Dr. Seong K. Mun, President of OSEHRA.  “We are committed to the advancement of healthcare.”  

Posted date: Tue, 02/03/2015 - 16:40
Arlington, VA – The Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) is pleased to announce that registration for its 2015 Open Source Summit: Community-Powered Healthcare IT Solutions, to occur July 29-31 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, is now available.