Medical Scheduling Package (MSP)

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Help A US Gov't Agency Switch To Open Source, Win $3 Million

Neil McAllister | The Register | January 11, 2013

The US Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to upgrade the 25-year-old software that powers its nationwide health care system, and it's betting real money that open source is the way to do it. Read More »

VA Details Plans to Replace Medical-Scheduling Platform

Brian T, Horowitz | eWeek | January 4, 2012

The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched an initiative to replace the medical-scheduling component of its electronic health record platform and is requesting proposals for how to update and rebuild the application. The Medical Scheduling Package (MSP) is part of the VA's Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) EHR platform. Read More »

VA Sponsors Contest to Find Best Possible Scheduling Software

Stephen Spotswood | US Medicine | March 1, 2013

VA is currently seeking assistance in finding ways to better allocate this resource in the form of modernized scheduling software and in October launched the VA Medical Appointment Scheduling Contest (vascheduling.challenge.go). It is a competition soliciting private industry to encourage the creation of updated, open-source software that would accommodate the rapidly evolving needs of the department. Read More »