Houston, Texas — Astronaut, LLC announces the latest edition of its Astronaut VistA Installer Suite Beta version 0.9-5 (Third Stage). This release adds many features including an all modular, upgradeable and extensible architecture. This means that automatic and semi-automatic upgrading and extension on a large scale can be done. Out-of-the-box backup and restore capability is included as well as many new TMG-CPRS features such as template calculation and html form rendering. The VistA-Config administration tool adds stability and improved workflow for frequently used user management. Beta testing instructions can be found in the README-First file <a href=”http://sourceforge.net/projects/astronaut/files/”>here</a>.
At the 2010 VistA Community Meeting, Astronaut, LLC Ignacio Valdes, MD, MS outlined 2010-2011 VistA Community Challenge. The challenge is for the community to have 100 new VistA installations in real clinical settings in 2010 and 1000 in 2011. “I look forward to this community genius, cooperation, and just plain hard work in achieving these goals.”
The following is a Modern Health Information Technology Hippocratic Oath version 1.0 based on the Modern Hippocratic Oath
“I swear to fulfill, to the best of my ability and judgement, this covenant:
I will respect the hard-won Health IT software gains of those clinicians and software engineers in whose steps I walk, and gladly share such software knowledge as is mine with those who are to follow. Continue reading
Choice is good. Having many software packages for the same job to choose from is great. Every now and then someone pops up and announces a new EMR project because the currently available one just don’t cut it. The GNUmed project has been around for a while and would like to offer some hints on what it takes to run a free software EMR project. Here are some job descriptions a company would have to post when starting from scratch.
GNUmed public relations manager
A short time back; many of us hoped that the healthcare IT market was shifting a little towards embracing open source. This was based mainly on the Misys Healthcare division looking for open source leadership.
But now ….