Monthly Archives: November 2013

NeHC University Webinar on Interoperability Testing (11/20/2013)

As a stepping stone to the OSEHRA Interoperability Work Group (IWG) – AEGIS will participate in the National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) University webinar on “Testing 1, 2, 3…: The Importance of Consistent Testing to Continuous Interoperability” on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM (ET). AEGIS will be joined […]

The Official Launch of the OSEHRA Interoperability Work Group (IWG)

As a global leader in interoperability and testing, Mario Hyland, Senior Vice President and Founder of, Inc. has been asked by the Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent (OSEHRA) to chair their newly-established Interoperability Work Group (IWG). The OSEHRA IWG is aimed at promoting the importance of testing for […]

How to Test Health IT Interoperability (Part 1)

“How do we test health IT interoperability?” is a deceptively simple question. To get to a complete answer, let’s build a definition of “Health IT Interoperability.”  To get started, let’s take the advice of Dr. Doug Fridsma at ONC: The IEEE Standard Computer Dictionary defines interoperability as “the ability of […]

AEGIS to participate in the HIMSS NCA Programming Event: Delivering Quality of Care Through Clinical Interoperability

Barry Dickman, Senior Consultant and HIMSS-NCA Secretary, Board of Directors; Programs Committee Co-Chair has actively been involved in the planning, participation and execution of educational session for over four years. Next month his participation will include the educational session titled: Delivering Quality of Care through Clinical Interoperability. Thursday, November 21, […]

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 […]

AEGIS Invited to Participate in the 6th Annual AFCEA Bethesda Health IT Day

AEGIS staff and HIMSS-NCA Board representative, Barry Dickman, has been invited to participate in AFCEA Bethesda’s Health IT Day on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. This event will be held at the Bethesda North Marriott & Conference Center and is expected to bring together more than 600 senior executives and IT professionals from across industry […]