OMG e-health summit openEHR participation
Thomas Beale and Rong Chen attended the OMG e-health summit this week, devised and facilitated by Ken Rubin (HP health vertical).
openEHR Primary Care project starts in Salvador, Brazil
Gustavo M. Bacelar-Silva MD has launched a new project "openEHR-based pervasive health information system for primary care: First Brazilian Experience for Public Care" at SENAI - Cimatec (industrial college in Salvador).
Erik Sundvall's EHR PhD thesis published online
Erik Sundvall's PhD thesis entitled "Scalability and Semantic Sustainability in Electronic Health Record Systems" is now available online. It contains many openEHR-related papers and discussions.
Publications on openEHR and open source
A special issue of the Canadian journal, Technology Innovation Management Review, has just been published and features open source software sustainability.
Creation of National Center for Archetypes in Bratislava
A National Center for Archetypes (NCA STU), specialising in knowledge structures for Slovak e-health, has been launched, supported by the management of Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STU) and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (FEI STU).
David Ingram interview with Talkstandards
In an exclusive interview with Talkstandards, Professor David Ingram of openEHR, outlines some of his expectations for the future of ICT in the health care sector.
OSHIP gets CLIPS decision support engine
The Open Source Health Information Platform (OSHIP) has integrated the "gold standard" forward chaining inference engine CLIPS in order to support complex decision support requirements.
svn.openehr.org turned off
The old URL http://svn.openehr.org has been turned off; use http://www.openehr.org/svn. If you have an error when doing an SVN operation on a local repository, check if this is the initial part of the URL.
CfH / NEHTA / Canada Health Infoway - openEHR presentation
Professor David Ingram (Head of CHIME, UCL, chair of openEHR Foundation) delivered an invited presentation at a workshop in Helsingor, Denmark.
New openEHR Decision Support mailing list
A new openEHR Decision Support mailing list has been created. openEHR has only a small number of lists outside of the specific programming language sub-communities, and each is broad, reflecting a belief in the interdisciplinary nature of things.
openEHR Python project started
This week an upload of code from Tim Cook marks the start of the openEHR Python project. This project aims to produce an open source implementation of openEHR in Python.
Health IT press Australia: OpenEHR - The World's Record
An article on openEHR in Australia's Pulse+IT magazine, by Heather Leslie.
openEHR at BCS Primary Health Care Specialist Group
Thomas Beale presented openEHR at the British Computer Society Primary Health Care Specialist Group conference in Oxford.
Version control system adopted
openEHR public materials have been moved to a web-accessible version control system called BitKeeper, enabling reliable access and collaborative development on software and documents.