3rd Annual Demonstrating Open-Source Health Care Solutions, February 20th

Los Angeles Westin LAX (Don’t forget to also check out the SCALE Open Source conference taking place the 21st and 22nd)

Time Presentation Speaker(s)
9:00-9:30 AM Event Check-in & Registration Open
9:30-10:30 AM Industry Leaders Take on Open Source Healthcare
Panel Discussion
Akaza Research (OpenClinica),
ClearHealth (ClearHealth & WebVista) , Medsphere (OpenVista), WebReach (Mirth)
10:30-11:30 AM The Health of the Source
A completed roundup of 2008 Open Source Healthcare projects and people.
Fred Trotter
11:30-12:30 The promise and limitation of health information technology in national health reform.
Health information technology is often considered the critical component needed to fix the American health care system. While it’s role in supporting clinical decision making, efficient service delivery and the provision of safe, high-quality care are important, more fundamental shifts are required to transform the US health care system.
Jonah Frohlich, Senior Program Officer, California Health Care Foundation
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch Break
1:30-2:30 PM Open Source Odyssey for Sharing Medical Records
concepts and lessons learned. An Overview of the 50 site Montgomery County Maryland/Primary Care Coalition CHLCare (ClearHealth) system providing practice management, electronic medical records and health information exchange.
Guy Fisher, WESP Consulting LLC
2:30-3:30 PM A Practical Application of Open Source Strategies in a Not-So-Conventional Health Care Company
A presentation on the the four critical components for consideration in the framing of an Open Source strategy and what must be considered in the creation of an Open Source strategy in a traditionally closed source health care company.
Timothy Elwell & Alesha Adamson of Misys
3:30-4:30 PM It’s all about the Community
Evidencing the important roles domain experts have in an open source healthcare and life science project.
Neil Cowles of Tolven Health
4:30-5:30 PM Security and Health Care
Security common sense and securing VistA and other health care systems.
Jon Tai of MedSphere and K.S. Bhaskar of Fidelity Information Services