Medsphere OpenVistA meaningful use certified

I am happy to mention that Medsphere has received certification for their OpenVistA EHR system. As far as I know, this is the only meaningful use certification for Open Source software, for the in-patient setting. All of the other certifications … Continued

HIMSS day1: Medsphere

This is the first article I am writing from HIMSS09. I am here on a press pass provided by LinuxMedNews. I am focusing on FOSS here at HIMSS. I am, by tribal law, required to make a certain amount of … Continued

Medsphere wins big Indian Health contract

Medsphere just announced that they have won a contract with Indian Health Services for a 5-year and 9.7 million. With deals like that, maybe they do not even need further financing. -FT

Medsphere Layoffs

I have been hearing rumors that Medsphere has been laying people off. A few days ago, the rumors bubbled to Histalk, which they always do eventually. This is a big problem. The main advantage that Medsphere has over its number … Continued

Meeting Mike Doyle

Apparently, the people at Medsphere still read my posts. Mike Doyle noticed my comment that I had not meet him in my last post, and he made an appointment to have a phone call with me. I just got off … Continued

Medsphere advocates for the community. Bravo!!

I have been impressed lately with “the new team” at Medsphere. I have interacted with COO Rick Jung and CMO Dr. Edmund Billings. (I am disappointed that Mike Doyle and I have not met, but he is respected by some … Continued

Medsphere so far

Medsphere could have been the “RedHat of Medical IT” that our community desperately needs. Instead they are the “Enron of Medical IT”. For those that are not aware, Medsphere sued their own founders, Scott Shreeve and Steve Shreeve for $50 … Continued