Thought Leadership

Articles which are example of the Thought Leadership provided by the AEGIS team.


@Interopguy Featured in CIO Review Magazine

CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Healthcare Consulting Providers edition published in October features AEGIS Founder and Senior Vice President, Mario Hyland, or “@Interopguy” as he’s known in the Twitter universe. Mario was interviewed by CIO Review and provided his insights as to how better testing of health IT systems leads […]


HHS OPA and Patagonia Health: Health IT Interoperability Thought Leadership 1

AEGIS is thrilled to be recently selected by HHS Office of Population Affairs (OPA) to leverage our Developers Integration Lab (DIL) and our passion for health IT interoperability to advance the OPA Family Planning Profile (FPP) at the 2015 IHE Connectathon and 2015 HIMSS Interoperability Showcase. For this engagement, the AEGIS team […]


Feedback: The Grit That Polishes the Stones

Take a moment to Google “Steve Jobs rock tumbler” and one of the first results returned will be a YouTube clip from “The Lost Interview” of Steve Jobs by Robert Cringely. That’s always been in my mind my metaphor for a team working really hard on something they’re passionate about. […]


Skype: Poster Child for Continuous Interoperability Testing

Incomplete Regression Testing = Production Defects Skype pushed out a new release last week to Mac users. (According to their blog, they also apparently pushed out a “preview release” to Windows users, but I don’t know if they are affected by the bug I found.) Like any software team, the Skype team […]


AEGIS Provides Industry Insight for the 2020 Vision: eHI’s Roadmap for Healthcare Transformation

On September 4th, 2014, Mario Hyland, Senior Vice President and Founder of AEGIS.net, Inc., attended the 2020 Roadmap Executive Summit hosted by eHealth Initiative. The eHealth Initiative 2020 Roadmap is a collaboration of leading healthcare associations, organizations, and federal agencies creating a shared vision of the strategies, policies, and actions […]


Interoperability – Why is it Taking So Long? 6

AEGIS invests a lot of resources in support of advancing interoperability of electronic health information. The AEGIS DIL provides an unparalleled platform for helping EHR vendors, exchanges, standards organizations, and certification bodies test for interoperability and conformance. But there is one critical aspect of interoperability that no technology can fix – […]


AEGIS Responds to the FDASIA Report

AEGIS provided comments on the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) Health IT Report: Proposed Risk Based Regulatory Framework (the “FDASIA Report”). We are assisting the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Office of The National Coordinator (ONC), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and other government, public […]


AEGIS Presents at the ANSI Spring 2014 Company Member Forum (CMF) Meeting

On a late Friday evening, the Director of Membership Development and Industry Outreach with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) reached out to AEGIS to participate in the Spring 2014 Company Member Forum (CMF) Meeting. ANSI was looking for a global community leader in innovation of Health IT interoperability, testing, […]


4 and 5

Recently while I was speaking with a group about one of AEGIS’ core services, Independent Verification Validation (IV&V), there was an exclamation from someone in the room: “Oh! I was wondering what ‘4 & 5’ was….” Unfortunately, the discipline of IV&V remains an obscure art, especially outside of the federal […]