A very momentous time for VistA/CPRS in a recent meeting. It is encouraging to see questions such as: Is VistA suitable as a national model? How can VistA be developed for use in the public/private sector? What is an appropriate strategy for modernizing VistA? In addition, "It has been suggested that there may be advantages... Read more »
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Nice article advocating adoption of the VHA's VistA/CPRS system.
The Open Source community has a history of using the FOIA version of the VHA's VistA/CPRS and making it accessible for use outside the VHA. The open source, Liberty Medical Software Foundation has now started an organization proposing collaboration with the VHA for further development and innovation of the VHA's system. In this time of... Read more »
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 adoption... Read more »