So I just went to eRx last week of controlled substances in Houston, Texas. I do not want triplicate paper, I do not like triplicate paper. The postal service has lost my refill shipment of tamper proof paper in the mail. This eRX does controlled substances.
3 Laws of Hospital Health Information Technology (HIT) Implementation.
1) Implementers and salespeople who don’t know what they are doing will always get a binding, multi-year contract first.
2) Hospital management and owners will always do the wrong thing.
3) Everyone will grossly underestimate the time, difficulty, and expense it takes to fully implement Health IT in a hospital.
This is an invitation to demonstrate your Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) project or organization within a dedicated village at the Med-e-Tel 2014 conference (9-11 April, Luxembourg). Either join us in Luxembourg to represent your project/organization in person or otherwise you are welcome to send in an overview in the form of a poster that will be shown at the FLOSS village.
OpenEMR is ONC-ATB Ambulatory EHR 2011-2012 certified electronic medical records software with scheduling, prescription, billing and security modules. It’s free open source software (FOSS), which makes it user customizable. It is installed either on a single machine acting as a web-server in an office or on a hosted server.
NHS has abandoned its effort to create “the world’s largest single civilian computer system linking all parts of the National Health Service”
Original post with pictures in GNU Solidario’s blog
Jamaica Ministry of Health chooses GNU Health
“If yu waa good, yu nose affi run”
“Success requires hard work” is the meaning of this Jamaican proverb. With a bright Caribbean sun and an even brighter welcoming crew, GNU Health unshipped in a new bay this week. In cooperation with the Ministry of Health (MoH), a group mission of GNU Solidario visited Jamaica and inaugurated officially the project of deploying GNU Health within their Public Health Care system.
Lots of upgrades and bug fixes. Nearly everything has been refreshed. The latest GTM 6.0002, Fileman 22.2, WorldVistA/dEWDrop 5, tmg-cprs has bug fixes, the latest vitals .dll, treatment plans, improved template math, images in notes. The usual Astronaut goodness: ability to easily install and use arbitrary Linux distributions, migrate, backup, upgrade. Up to date EWD. Installation guide is here.
The OpenEMR community has released version 4.1.2. This new version continues to maintain Official ONC Complete Ambulatory EHR Certification and has numerous new features including 20 language translations, Direct messaging and Interoperability support. OpenEMR 4.1.2 can be downloaded from the OpenEMR Project website at www.open-emr.org . Thanks goes to the OpenEMR community for producing this release.
I am glad to be able to announce the immediate availability
of the GNUmed 220.127.116.11 “御目出度う御座います” Feature Release !
Downloads available from:
Advanced Data Concepts, a small software development company in NE Oklahoma, announced on Friday that it will release the open source Paperwork Analysis and Trend Tracking System (PATTS) on June 15th. The software, which allows juvenile group homes to better manage paperwork, track behavior, and spot developing trends, has been in development since last August.