OSEHRA 2013 Open Source Summit

Event Details
September 4, 2013 (All day) - September 6, 2013 (All day)
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center Bethesda, MD
United States

The 2nd Annual OSEHRA Summit & Workshop will be held September 4-6, 2013, in N. Bethesda, Maryland. OSEHRA Summit 2013 will include pre-conference tutorials on Open Source Software and Agile Software development concepts, technology and certification practices, followed by two days of  Plenary Sessions and Educational Workshops keynoted by industry, academic and governmental leaders.

The Summit is not just for the open source VistA community, but to everyone interested in learning more about Open Source and Agile Software development and furthering the convergence of emerging business models, Health Informatics, DoD/VA integrated Electronic Health Records (iEHR), public-private health information exchange, and more.


Plenary Session

  • Andrew Aitken, Founder and Managing Partner, Olliance Group
  • Lt Gen (Ret) Charles Green, M.D., Vice-Chairman and Senior Partner of Martin-Blanck & Associates, LLC
  • Gunnar Hellekson, Chief Technology Strategist, Red Hat 
  • Howard Hays, M.D., MSPH, Chief Information Officer (acting), IHS Office of Information Technology
  • James Peake, M.D., Chairman of the Board of Directors OSEHRA. Lieutenant General, USA (Ret); Secretary of Veterans Affairs, December 2007 through January 2009; Senior Vice-President for the Health Industry at CGI
  • John Halamka, M.D., Member of the Board of Directors, OSEHRA, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Chairman of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), Co-Chair of the National HIT Standards Committee, and a practicing Emergency Physician
  • Kenneth W. Kizer, M.D., MPH, University of CA, Davis, Former Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Chairman, Medsphere Systems Corporation
  • Maureen Coyle, Assistant Deputy CIO, Product Management, VA Office of Information and Technology
  • Mike Newman, Chief Information Officer, Tennessee Department of Health
  • Mike O'Neill, CEO of MedicaSoft, LLC (Former VA Liaison, OSEHRA Board of Directors)
  • Paul Nichol, MD, iEHR Staff Office/Deputy CMIO, Veterans Health Administration
  • Paul Tibbits, M.D., VA Deputy CIO for Architecture, Strategy and Design
  • Peter Groen, Co-Founder and Senior Editor, OpenHealthNews
  • Robert Missroon, DSS
  • Robert Wentz, President/Chief Executive Officer, Oroville Hospital 
  • Ron Sullivan, Intersystems
  • Seong K. Mun, PhD, President and CEO, OSEHRA
  • Stephen Warren, VA Liaison to the Board of Directors
    Acting Chief Information Officer and the first Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Information and Technology (PDAS/IT) at Veterans Affairs
  • Todd Park (Invited), United States Chief Technology Officer
  • Tony Shannon, Chief Medical Information Officer, NHS Leeds, England, Director, Frectal Ltd
  • William K. Smith, M.D. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, MedRed, LLC

Open Workshops

  • Afsin Ustundag, PwC, LLP
  • Alexander Zaranek, Harvard Personal Genome Project
  • Amy Sheide RN, BSN, MPH, 3M Health Information Systems 
  • Andrew Casertano, SAN Business Consultants
  • Anne Luther, Parson Institute of Information Mapping
  • Art Hamerschlag, Mitre
  • Becky Monroe, Veterans Health Administration
  • Bennet Lauber, Usability People
  • Brian Athey, PhD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Carol Monahan, VistA Expertise Network
  • Catherine Pfeil, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Christine Rhodes, Veterans Health Administration
  • Christopher Edwards, OSEHRA
  • Christopher Goranson, Parson Institute for Information Mapping
  • Christopher Laney, CGI
  • Chuck Hume, Veterans Health Administration
  • Conor Dowling, Caregraf
  • Conrad Clyburn, MedForeSight
  • Curtis Anderson, Veterans Health Administration      
  • DaCosta Barrow, 3M
  • Deanne Clark, DSS
  • Denise LeFevre, Oroville Hospital
  • Douglas Burke, Cognitive Medical Systems
  • Ed Ost, Talend
  • Edmund Billings, Medsphere
  • Elliot Murphy, Pat Deegan & Associates
  • Elliot Sloane, Center for Healthcare Information Research and Policy
  • Erik Pupo, Deloitte
  • Fabian Lopez, DSS
  • Fred Prior, Washington University
  • Fred Trotter, Not Only Dev
  • Gail Hamilton, Mitre
  • Gerry Higgins, AssureRx Health;
  • Greg Turner, CGI
  • George Lilly, WorldVista
  • Guy Esten, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Hugh Creedon, DSS
  • Jack Bates, Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Information Technology
  • Jack Taylor, Business Information Tech. Soln.
  • Janet Fuller, MDM Strategies, Inc. 
  • Jason Goldwater, Clinovations
  • Jihoon Kang, Parson Institute for Information Mapping
  • John Pajak, MedRed
  • John Taylor MD, Business Information Tech Soln. 
  • John Wolf, Harris
  • Julie Harvey, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • K.S. Bhaskar, Fidelity Information Systems
  • Kathleen Decker, MD, Hampton VAMC
  • Keith Cox, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Keith McCall, OSEHRA
  • Ken Rubin, Hewlett Packard
  • Kensaku Kawamoto, MD, PhD, ONC for Health IT
  • Kristina Sheridan, Mitre
  • Lara Khansa, PhD, Virginia Tech
  • Lauren Thompson, Office of National Coordinator
  • Lorraine Landfried, Department of Veterans Affairs, OIT/PD
  • Luis Ibanez, OSEHRA
  • Lynn Sanders, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Maureen Coyle, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Marcia Pickard, Veterans Health Administration
  • Marine Koshkakaryan, Parson Institute of Information Mapping
  • Mario Hyland, Aegis
  • Matt McCall, OSEHRA
  • Maureen Coyle, Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Information Technology
  • Melissa Livingston, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Mike Morotti, Medsphere
  • Mike Webb, Mitre
  • Nancy Anthracite, MD, WorldVistA
  • Noah Pedrini, Parson Institute of Information Mapping
  • Odysseas Pentakalos, PhD, SYSNET International
  • Patrick Redington, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Paul Nichol, MD, Veterans Health Administration
  • Peter Levin, Amida Technology Solutions
  • Peter Li, OSEHRA
  • Philip Newcomb, Software Revolution
  • Rex Ballinger, MD, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Rick Avila, Kitware
  • Rob Silverman, Department of Veterans Affairs 
  • Rob Tweed, M-Gateway Developments,
  • Rosemary Nelson, MDM Strategies, Inc. 
  • Russell Neimy, Scientific Research Corporation
  • Ryan Lehman, BT Americas
  • Sam Habiel, VistA Expertise Network
  • Senthil Nachimuthu, MD, PhD, 3M Health Information Systems 
  • Shahid Shah, OSEHRA
  • Sharon McNeill, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Stephen Hufnagel, TIAG
  • Sukwha Kim, Seoul National University Hospital
  • Suzette Stoutenburg, Mitre
  • Terri Simmons, Actuate Corporation
  • Tom Munnecke, New Health Project;
  • Tony Dunnigan, MD, Veterans Health Administration
  • Tony Mallia, Edmond Scientific 
  • Travis Hilton, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Utpal Bhatt, Actuate
  • V. Katherine Gray, PhD, PMP, DSS
  • Virgil Dodson, Director, BIRT Exchange Evangelists
  • Wesley Turner, PhD, Kitware
  • Will LaForest, 10gen
  • William Smith, MedRed

Open Source and Agile Tutorials / Training

  • Anne Marie McLaughlin, DSS, Inc.
  • Brett Taylor, Go2Group
  • Dave Palmer, Go2Group
  • David Wheeler, Institute for Defense Analysis
  • Fabian Lopez, DSS, Inc.
  • Fred Prior, MD, Washington University in Saint Louis/OSEHRA
  • Jobin Kuruvilla, Go2Group
  • Marcus Streips, Attorney, US Army
  • Patrick Reynolds, Kitware Inc
  • Utpal Bhatt, Actuate
  • Wesley Turner, Kitware, Inc./OSEHRA