Government Open Source Conference D.C. Program set for August 23

Please join me on August 23 at the Washington Convention Center for our Seventh Annual GOSCON, this year collocated with Innovation Nation Forum.  I’m very excited we’re partnering with MeriTalk for the event which takes this year’s burning government IT issues head-on. Our program this month includes a great lineup of all agency leadership –Continue reading “Government Open Source Conference D.C. Program set for August 23”

Open Source and the NextGen Health Care IT Community

As Featured on GovLoop I spend a fair amount of time at Open Source conferences. I arrive with a government bias plus some of the great ideas that open source enables like transparency and open government. Although most panels/sessions/talks/round tables will eventually get around to the idea of education and work force training, I rarelyContinue reading “Open Source and the NextGen Health Care IT Community”

Oregon’s Health Record Bank Project

I have not been tracking  Oregon’s Health Record Bank (HRB) project closely the last several months after it slowed progress, but current documents are now available for this project.  Oregon’s Department of Human Services Office of Medical Assistance Program (DHS OMAP) was granted $5.5mm as transformational technology in 2007.  Open source technology and Oregon’s localContinue reading “Oregon’s Health Record Bank Project”