Richard Ettema


About Richard Ettema

Mr. Ettema has more than three decades of experience in software architecture, engineering and consulting. His experience is in application architecture, agile methodologies and helping customers develop, implement and maintain best practices in enterprise software development. Mr. Ettema has worked with small to large private organizations as well as large government organizations developing health care, health insurance, telecom, order entry, customer call tracking, inventory management and financial management applications. Mr. Ettema is the author of AEGIS' public FHIR test client and server, WildFHIR; Senior Architect and Project Lead for AEGIS' FHIR Testing Platform, Touchstone.


2015 Connectathon Countdown: Preparation Best Practices

This is the second in our series about success at the 2015 IHE Connectathon. If you haven’t read the first post about the urgency of registration (and getting that right), you really need to. Now. Really. (I’ll wait.) Technical Preparation Now that you have read that post and are hopefully in […]


2015 Connectathon Countdown: Action Required (NOW!)

Thinking about joining the AEGIS DIL team in attending the 2015 IHE Connecathon? It’s that time of year again, and we are reminded that this annual January event can really sneak up on you if you don’t start taking action–immediately. To appreciate why we say “immediately,” take a look at this 2015 Connectathon […]


Connecting with the Open Source Community at OSCON

This past week marked the first time AEGIS participated in the Open Source Convention (OSCON) at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. OSCON is where all of the pieces come together: developers, innovators, businesspeople, and investors. Mario Hyland and I participated and spoke on behalf of Open Health Tools […]