AEGIS Launches The OSEHRA Interoperability Work Group (IWG) And Contributes Developers Integration Lab (DIL) Source Code

Press Release | OSEHRA, AEGIS | December 13, 2013

AEGIS will chair the work group and submit their DIL source code to the OSEHRA open source repository.

Rockville, MD (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 --, Inc. (AEGIS) is pleased to announce the launch of the Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent (OSEHRA) Interoperability Work Group (IWG). The OSEHRA IWG is chartered and charged with providing domain expertise, industry leadership and guidance for OSEHRA activities, initiatives, and collaborations in the areas of interoperability and standards leading to health information exchange. The OSEHRA IWG membership consists of key health IT leaders, visionaries and multi-disciplinary experts in the fields of interoperability, standards, academia and research. OSEHRA has asked Mario Hyland, Senior Vice President and Founder of AEGIS, to Chair the new Interoperability Work Group. The Work Group is currently seeking additional open source vendors, Federal agencies and other industry participants. The first meeting of the IWG will be December 16th at 2:30 PM (EST). All are welcome to register for this meeting through WebEx. Go to the Interoperability Work Group for more information.

As OSEHRA’s partner, AEGIS proudly contributes the patent-pending Developers Integration Lab (DIL) to OSEHRA via the Open Source Apache 2.0 License.

“OSEHRA is pleased to be working with, an industry leader in the testing of interoperability between Health Information Technology systems and Health Information Exchanges," said Seong Ki Mun, Ph.D., President and CEO, OSEHRA. “One of the objectives of OSEHRA is to promote open source best practices to facilitate the interoperability of systems across sectors, geography and organizations.”

The AEGIS DIL is an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Testing as a Service (TaaS) open source testing solution for information sharing, exchange gateway, interoperability, and compatibility testing. The AEGIS DIL offers automated Test Driven Development (TDD) and Compliance Testing services against multiple exchange specifications and various levels of interoperability. Its backbone is a cloud-based infrastructure, available 24x7, consisting of over 250 reference implementations of information exchange gateways. While the DIL platform can be used for virtually any kind of information exchange testing, its current configuration focuses on healthcare. To that end, the DIL improves the quality of care received by US citizens by helping organizations meet Meaningful Use requirements and facilitating the secure exchange of health information. AEGIS will be demonstrating advancements of the DIL with other vendors and healthcare organizations at the upcoming Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) North America Connectathon 2014 in Chicago, IL from January 27 - 31, 2014.


OSEHRA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating innovation in electronic health record software and related technology. Founded in 2011, the organization supports an open, collaborative community of users, developers, and researchers engaged in advancing health information technology. OSEHRA hosts software repositories for applications such as the Department of Veterans Affairs’ VistA electronic health record.

About AEGIS, Inc. is a CMMI Maturity Level 3 rated, ISO 9001:2008 certified small business and premier provider of Information Technology consulting services to Federal Civilian, Defense and Commercial sector clients. Our services, delivered by practitioners averaging more than 15 years of experience, include Project Management, Software Functional and Performance Testing, Application Design/Development, and Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) and Organizational Performance/Process Improvement. Our domains of expertise include health IT and interoperability, regulatory compliance, finance, human resources, and logistics. A Global Community leader in innovation of Health IT interoperability, testing, analytics, and informatics, AEGIS offers the Developers Integration Lab (DIL) which is an open source testing solution for information sharing, exchange gateway, interoperability, and compatibility testing.