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Open Source VistA Innovation for VA-- at the Intersection of Progress & Process

Event Details
Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
October 18, 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Deanne Clark of DSS will highlight some key enhancements for modernizing VistA contributed by DSS to the Open Source/OSEHRA Community and examine the challenges and barriers to VA code intake.

OpenMRS 2016 Implementers' Conference

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 6, 2016 (All day) - December 11, 2016 (All day)
Location: 
Speke Resort Munyonyo Kampala
Uganda

The OpenMRS Implementers meetings began in 2006 as a way to bring members of the community together during a dedicated amount of time to collaborate, share implementation experiences, and find ways to improve OpenMRS. This year’s 2016 event is a blend of topics that include sessions covering traditional OpenMRS implementer as well as overarching OpenMRS topics. These sessions coincide with the planned as well as the unconference sessions. The meeting will provide an opportunity for health care team members, informaticians, developers, implementers, and end users to collaborate and innovate. As a result, developers improve their technical skills in OpenMRS, implementers share best practices from implementations, users and health care team members propose and prioritize their top features for future releases of the software to ensure that their needs are met.

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HHS IDEA Lab Innovation Day

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 15, 2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Location: 
Hubert Humphrey Building Washington, DC
United States

The Office of the Chief Technology Officer is holding its HHS Innovation Day on May 15th, 2017 at the Hubert Humphrey Building in the Great Hall from 9:00am-3:00pm. The day will feature presentations from teams across HHS who are using entrepreneurial methods like design thinking and lean startup to improve how their office or agency delivers on the HHS mission. The day will also feature a panel on deploying creative thinking to improve work in government, and innovative speakers from government and the private sector.

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VistA / eHMP in the Cloud Project Group Status Update

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
May 16, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Established in January 2017, this group will implement and maintain a VistA/eHMP Cloud demonstration site using Microsoft Azure.  The centerpiece of this implementation will be an operating demo of VistA with eHMP, which will serve as a testbed and proof-of-concept.  In addition, facilities will be made available for developer sandboxes and for creation of curated test data in cooperation with university medical and nursing students. This Innovation Webinar will serve as a status update on the groups' progress. Read More »

35th VistA Community Meeting

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 11, 2017 - 8:00am - August 13, 2017 - 5:00pm

The VistA community will be gathering at George Mason University Center for Discovery Science and Health Informatics, for the 35th VistA Community Meeting (VCM). The goal of VistA Community Meetings is for those involved in the VistA Community to network & collaborate, i.e., to share ideas and work, with the objective of moving VistA & the VistA community forward.

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Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference (MESC) 2017

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 14, 2017 (All day) - August 18, 2017 (All day)
Location: 
Baltimore Convention Center
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
United States

The annual Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference (formerly known as the MMIS Conference) brings together thought leaders from the public and private sectors to share ideas and information related to Medicaid systems and initiatives. It includes more than 1,500 participants and will have more than 100 sessions. This year's conference is particularly important as many of the presentations will be focusing on Medicaid's open source/modular strategy for modernizing Medicaid's platforms and integrating with health information solutions.

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Open Source Tools for Electronic Clinical Quality Measures

Event Details
Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
October 3, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

OSEHRA is pleased to host this special one-hour Innovation Webinar in conjunction with National Health IT Week. Participants will hear an update from OSEHRA Leadership and Organizational Members on a range of open source software applications and tools. Topics include an update on v5.0 of popHealth® as well as products that are newly engaged within our community like Cedar- an open source tool for testing the strength of eCQM collection systems that receive Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) files.

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OSEHRA's Open API and Open Architecture (OA2) Workgroup Purpose, Goals and Scope

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Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
May 22, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Operational Healthcare IT systems in clinical facilities large and small commonly leverage a mix of Open Source, Commercial and custom built components. As the industry moves from closed monolithic EHRs toward a new era of Open APIs to integrate new applications with legacy systems the effort and risk of integrating those components together will be greatly reduced, but to be fully effective system designers and integrators must have more than a set of independent APIs.

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Missing Maps Stirling Mapathon

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 13, 2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Stirling
United Kingdom

Geographic information and technology specialist thinkWhere is supporting the global humanitarian Missing Maps project by hosting a series of mapathons in Stirling, Scotland. In the evening of 13th June 2018, around 50 local community volunteers, including members of the thinkWhere team, will collaborate on a crowd-sourced Missing Maps data capture project. The fourth event of its kind organised by thinkWhere, it will be the first to be held at the company’s new premises at CodeBase, Stirling.

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36th VistA Community Meeting

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 16, 2018 (All day) - June 18, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
George Mason University
United States

The VistA community will be gathering at George Mason University Center for Discovery Science and Health Informatics, for the 36th VistA Community Meeting (VCM). The goal of VistA Community Meetings is for those involved in the VistA Community to network & collaborate, i.e., to share ideas and work, with the objective of moving VistA & the VistA community forward.

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Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 13, 2018 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

The Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference will bring together developers to learn and share insights on how we can leverage claims data to serve the Medicare population. CMS Administrator Seema Verma and other leaders will speak about Blue Button 2.0 and the MyHealthEData initiative. In addition, the meeting will feature lightning talks, demos, and breakout sessions.

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2018 Public Health Informatics Conference

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 19, 2018 (All day) - August 23, 2018 (All day)

It’s been nearly two years since the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) released its multi-article supplement, “Public Health Informatics: A Call to Action,” in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Since then, it’s only become clearer that to effectively serve communities in today’s information-driven world, public health – and its cross-sector partners – must advance and strengthen its capability to transform data into action (e.g., services, interventions, and policies). But forging that capability is no easy feat. Challenges such as underdeveloped information technology (IT) infrastructure, lack of training, and insufficient workforce capacity have made public health informatics seem either intimidating or vastly inaccessible to public health professionals. Despite this, there is a role for informatics within every health department. The 2018 PHI Conference exists to help you learn that role through sessions, workshops, and peer-sharing opportunities that:

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Open Source JDBC Access to VistA FileMan Data

Event Details
Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
August 21, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Accessing VistA data using off the shelf tools has historically been hard or expensive to do. With the set of tools YottaDB is developing as an Open Source Project VistA data can be mapped to relational table views. In this presentation Christopher will demonstrate the tools available, where to find the code, how to get started with the application, and how to contribute to its development.

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VA CDS Knowledge Artifacts, CDS Connect, and the OSEHRA Community.

Event Details
Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
October 16, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Veterans Health Administration’s Office of Knowledge Based Systems (KBS) has made significant investments in the representation of clinical knowledge in standardized, computer-friendly form, such that future systems may more rapidly manage and deploy documentation templates, order sets, and event-condition-action rules within and across VHA environments.

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The IHS Health Information Technology Modernization Research Project – Technical Assessment of RPMS​

Event Details
Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
November 27, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO), in cooperation with the Indian Health Service (IHS), has awarded a contract to Emerging Sun, with subcontracts to Pistis LLC and Regenstrief Institute, to conduct a multifactorial analysis of the opportunities for modernization of the health information systems that support clinical and business operations of IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health programs across the country.

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