I guess I posted this notice everywhere but here. This will really knock your socks off if you’re thinking of an open source EHR. Note the reference to working with the open source community. This doesn’t really come as a surprise, since West Virginia has implemented a successful implementation of RPMS across a community clinicRead… Read more »
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It looks like the idea of Open Source software is not being missed in Washington. I see the Recovery.gov website is being published using Drupal. Perhaps if Washington sets the example, then the idea of an open source EHR like VistA won’t freak people out so much.
Some of you already know that VistA adoption has spawned several companies using the open source business model – i.e. take a free product and make money by offering installation, customization and support for the base product. One such player is MedSphere, offering VistA support services. There is another instance of a significant VistA adoptionRead… Read more »
I ran across this today. Apparently VistA is being taken into the classroom at George Mason University. It certainly makes sense to use VistA in the educational setting: no licensing fees, students can download and run their own private version of the VOE appliance to practice their lessons on, and the price is certainly right.
Provisions in the The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the economic stimulus package signed by President Obama Feb. 17, include 19.2 billion dollars in incentive funds for physicians to abandon piecemeal paper-based health records for an electronic systems that will allow for greater efficiency and more indepth data collection for the diagnosis andRead… Read more »