Yearly Archives: 2014

Bipartisan Policy Center Forum: Advancing Use of Technology in Health Care, Inc. (AEGIS) was asked to participate in the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Forum on Promoting Innovation; Protecting Patient Safety: Advancing Use of Technology in Health Care in Washington, DC. Mario Hyland, Senior Vice President at AEGIS was among other distinguished guests including but not limited to the National Coordinator […]

AMIA is on FHIR!

Last week marked the first time AEGIS participated in the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Symposium in Washington, DC. AMIA members, students, practitioners, informatics researchers, industry partners, and others interested in the rapidly emerging field of informatics participated in the three day event filled with a plethora of panels and […]

Building the Future – Again

The HL7 International 2014 Policy Conference will take place in Washington, DC December 4-5. This year’s theme is “Building the Future: Innovation & Interoperability.” I will participate as a panelist discussing “Standards Maturity: Where the Rubber Hits the Road.” I’ll be joined by an all-star cast from HL7, SAMSHA, the […]

NIEM in November

The AEGIS Developers Integration Lab (DIL) originated based on the need for testing interoperability and standards conformance for health IT systems. As the DIL has matured it has proven itself more than able to provide this service across disciplines.  Our challenge now is to determine – of the many verticals […]

@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 […]

ACT-IAC ELC 2014 – Have we really been working on these same problems for 400 years?

This week I attended the 2014 Executive Leadership Conference hosted by ACT-IAC in Williamsburg, VA. While it was a familiar venue for the annual conference, and in some ways the topics of discussion were familiar as well – maybe too familiar, more on that later – the format was quite […]

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, 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 […]