VistA

What makes an Open Source community?

There has been a lot of interest in the role of Open Source software in the UK over recent months, initially stimulated by NHS interest in the American VistA Open Source EHR, but now taking on a broader scope including some of the exciting home grown initiatives. Included amongst these are a number of projects that…

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NHS and Vista Integration

Here is my presentation I gave at the CAMTA Annual Meeting in London on 14 November 2013 CAMTA, otherwise known as the M Technology Association – UK & Ireland, is a non-profit educational organisation. Its aims are to further the utilisation, improvement and understanding of the M Technology language , and also InterSystems CACHÉ that…

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A Pilot Site for NHS VistA – Please?

Moving the open source agenda require that NHS Trust submit Expressions of Interests (EoI) for open source projects under NHS England’s £260 million Technology Fund by the deadline on 31th July. Over recent weeks I’ve been persuaded that there would be real value for the patients, the NHS and the UK health informatics industry in the creation…

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NHS VistA and NHS Open-Source

Many of the issues discussed here will feature at the HANDI Health Apps Conference – Collocated at EHI Live 5 6 Nov NEC Birmingham A slighty amend version of this blog piece with a brief commentary for those outside the UK is available on Open Health News a shorter version is available on eHealthInsider There is…

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