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The future of open source in health IT

The future of open source in health IT 150 150 Tony McCormick

My newly released interview with Fred Trotter can be found at OpenSource.com I am very happy…

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How open source will disrupt the EHR business

How open source will disrupt the EHR business 150 150 Tony McCormick

Open source changed the way Web Sites like this were done as Alain Veuve shows in his…

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Reminder – Security is important, even on Linux systems

Reminder – Security is important, even on Linux systems 150 150 Tony McCormick

Aug 11, 2013 GMT Bruce Byfield Plenty of systems are less secure than they should…

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Open source EHRs empower America's community health centers

Open source EHRs empower America's community health centers 150 150 Tony McCormick

While this excellent article does not mention OpenEMR or the OEMR it is a good argument…

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Support this OpenEMR Crowd Source Funding Project for AMC/CQM

Support this OpenEMR Crowd Source Funding Project for AMC/CQM 150 150 Tony McCormick

OpenEMR Enhancement:Database Driven CQM AMC Reporting

http://igg.me/p/261014?a=1697621

We would like to encourage everyone to support this effort.   The improvements made here, if funded, will have good “trickle down” effects on the project as a whole and help us get to Stage 2 Meaningful Use.

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OpenEMR Gets Bossie!

OpenEMR Gets Bossie! 150 150 Tony McCormick

OpenEMR is listed as one of the The Best Open Source Applications by InfoWorld (Bossie Awards 2012):

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Get Paid for 2012! Certified EHR

Get Paid for 2012! Certified EHR 150 150 Tony McCormick

Countdown for 1st year eligible professionals to begin their 90-day reporting period.

October 3, 2012 is the last day for eligible professionals to begin their 90-day reporting period to demonstrate meaningful use for the Medicare EHR Incentive
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OpenEMR version 4.1.1 Officially Released!

OpenEMR version 4.1.1 Officially Released! 150 150 Tony McCormick

New feature list in OpenEMR 4.1.1:
* Continues to have Official ONC Complete Ambulatory EHR Certification:
http://oncchpl.force.com/ehrcert/EHRProductDetail?id=a0A3000000LW494EAD&retURL=%
2Fehrcert/EHRProductSearch&setting=Ambulatory

* Supported in 19 languages
* Supports ICD10 diagnosis and billing coding
* Supports SNOMED diagnosis coding
* Supports 5010 X12
* Ability to add support for region specific diagnosis/billing coding sets.
* Importing mechanism to support importing and upgrading of ICD9, ICD10, SNOMED
and RxNORM standardized data.
* Modernized login screen
* Calendar layout improvements
* Reminders and Dated Reminders
* Compatible with MySQL 5.5 and PHP 5.4
* Ability to customize prescription layout, DEA, NPI and state license number
* Explicit support for a separate primary provider and referring provider in
patient demographics
* Billing and Payment module improvements
* Supports multiple billing code modifiers
* Support for procedure specific claim notes
* Supports CouchDB storage of documents
* Additional patient searching mechanism added (Patient List)
* Customizable Facility specific user information tracking
* CQM and AMC reports with options for assigning patient-provider relationships
* Sort fax/scan pages to match the original order in a displayed document
* Ability to enter/modify Vital Signs timestamps
* The disclosures display screen supports pagination
* Additional contributed forms
* Multiple bug and security fixes
* Multiple database performance enhancements
* Patching mechanism
* Patient Notes module and the Message module are fully integrated/compatible
* Translation module supports comments in constants and translations
* ADODB framework upgraded
* Jquery framework upgraded
* Ubuntu package supports upgrading of Multisite Module OpenEMR instances

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TAO Logo

TAO Logo 150 150 Tony McCormick

Hospital Limerick by SheilaB

Hospital Limerick by SheilaB 150 150 Tony McCormick
For each hospital patient, a chart
Is maintained on the ward, in a cart.
It records TPR,
But does not go as far
As reporting each burp and each fart.

I just couldn’t resist … Tony

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