OSEHRA 2012 Issues Call for Papers for First Annual Open Source EHR Summit & Workshop [Updated]

[Update: Submission deadline has been extended to August 31st]

The Open Source Electronic Health Records Agent (OSEHRA) has just issued a call for papers for the upcoming First Annual Open Source EHR Summit & Workshop that will be held October 17 and 18, 2012, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. OSEHRA, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating an open source ecosystem around the VA's world-class EHR, VistA, is looking for  presentations covering the whole range of technical, business and policy issues related to open source electronic health record (EHR) systems.

Some of the specific topics of interests include:

  • Best practices in Open Source Software Development 
  • Lesson Learned from Related Industries 
  • Open Source Software Development in Healthcare 
  • Trends in the Open Source Software Industry 
  • New Open Source Initiatives 
  • Emerging Open Source Software Business Models 
  • Open Source Intellectual Property and Licensing Management 
  • Managing Security and Open Source Software 
  • OSEHRA Working Group Activities 

Those seeking to present at the conference should submit abstracts of the presentations, 100 words or less, by August 31, 2012. More details on how to submit the proposed presentation abstracts can be found here.


Submissions & Presentations -

Submissions & Presentations - As individuals and organizations prepare their submissions for the upcoming First Annual Open Source EHR Summit & Workshop, they might want to look at the collected articles on Open Health News (OHN) about OSEHRA and its activities at http://www.openhealthnews.com/search/node/osehra They might also want to search OHN for information and articles about open source eHealth activities and solutions related to PHR systems, EHR systems, HIE networks, mHealth apps, public health, and more. Use the following tool http://www.openhealthnews.com/search/node - Peter Groen, Senior Editor, OHN