VA believes that VistA’s rate of innovation and improvement has slowed substantially, and the codebase is unnecessarily isolated from private sector components, technology, and outcome-improving impact. To address this issue, VA is establishing a mechanism that will open the aperture to broader public and private sector contributions. This overview will describe OSEHRA mission, tools, communities served and objectives.
Conrad Clyburn is Director of Community Development for OSEHRA. Mr. Clyburn is also CEO of MedForeSight, LLC, former Associate Director, Strategy and Emerging Technology, Imaging Science and Information Systems (ISIS) Center, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., and Director of Program Integration and Planning, Department of Defense (DOD), Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC).