OSEHRA 2012: DSS, Inc. Sponsors the First Annual Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent Summit

Press Release | DSS, Inc. | October 11, 2012
DSS, Inc. Sponsors the First Annual Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent Summit

JUNO BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS) is a proud platinum sponsor of the 1st Annual Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent (OSEHRA) Summit supporting the VistA Open Source community.

The Summit is organized to share the work of the OSEHRA community and continue to chart a bold new course for EHR platforms that will embody the passion and inventive power of open source developers, clinicians, and policymakers.

As a key member of OSEHRA, software development and systems integration company, DSS, will give a vxVistA presentation and host breakout sessions to exchange ideas and promote Open Source EHR projects related to VistA. View the conference agenda here.

As the Conceptual Designer of The VistA Extensions Hub (www.ThevxHub.org) and member of the OSEHRA Summit Program Committee, Fabian Lopez, PMP, CSM of DSS, Inc. will join the closing panel on the first day, along with Howard Hays, MD, MSPH; David Peters; Rohit Kumar; and Myung Kim. The panel will be moderated by Paul Tibbits, MD, Deputy Chief Information Officer for Architecture, Strategy, and Design, Dept. of Veterans Affairs. The VistA Extensions Hub complements OSEHRA by offering over 50 VistA Webinars that provide an invaluable source of knowledge for Adopters, Users, IT, Admin and Developers.

Deanne Clark, vxVistA Program Manager, will be presenting The vxVistA Journey on Thursday, to explore the needed changes to thrive in a non-VA environment. Ms. Clark’s session will also examine the role and impact of an Open Source hybrid approach for ARRA Meaningful Use.

To conclude the Summit, Fabian Lopez will be announcing the winners of the second phase of the VistA Extensions Challenge. The Challenge honors community members who have donated their time and expertise to produce VistA-related webinars to be shared freely with the community.


OSEHRA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating innovation in EHR software. OSEHRA hosts software repositories for applications such as the Department of Veterans Affairs’ VistA EHR. For more information on OSEHRA, visit www.osehra.org.

About DSS

Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS) has more than 20 years’ experience developing VistA Extensions that enhance the power of the VistA System. To foster the adoption of open source in healthcare organizations, DSS, Inc. is a founder and supporter of a community-driven, collaboration environment, www.vxVistA.org that acts as a forum for discussion and best practices. For more information on DSS, Inc., visit www.dssinc.com.


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