Health IT

Articles about our Health IT practice area.


Why Software Testing Needs Independence

We all know at least one person – who may or may not be considered a hypochondriac – who self-diagnoses his or her own health maladies. We sometimes know them well enough they will admit that, when they go the doctor and the doctor runs her own tests, the diagnosis […]


It’s About Time

Editor’s note: This blog post has been authored by AEGIS’ resident HIE Specifications guru, Joe Lamy (Twitter : @SpecSherpa). It offers a deep dive into a particular corner of the spec world. We are publishing this series as a way to share AEGIS’ subject matter expertise in HIE and hopefully […]


Where’s AEGIS? February 2019

In February 2019, AEGIS.net will be attending the following events: February 11- 16th: HIMSS 2019 We look forward to seeing you at these events – make sure to connect with us via social media to discuss interoperability! @MTCallihan, @SandyVanceMHA, @techknowman, and @specsherpa will be in attendance.


FHIR Testing Helps Healthcare Projects Accelerate Adoption

Several large healthcare payers will make history this weekend at a Hyatt in San Antonio as the HL7 Da Vinci Project sets out to test their first four use cases at the HL7 FHIR Connectathon. The membership of this highly collaborative project consists of several large payers, providers, and partner […]


AEGIS Engages with ONC FHIR Task Force

AEGIS is participating in the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) Payer + Provider (P2) FHIR Task Force which launched earlier this year. ONC is bringing together a group of highly-motivated payers, health information technology and healthcare organizations to collaborate on a focused effort to accelerate development […]


Press Release: JMIR Publishes FHIR Testing Study

MITRE, AEGIS and ONC Author Study on Tools to Support FHIR Compliance, Health Data Interoperability Testing BEDFORD, Mass. and ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Frequent and thorough software testing has clear positive implications for health data interoperability according to a study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research […]


Clubbing the Stigma of Mental Illness

On October 30, 2018, AEGIS once again lent our heartfelt support to Beacon Health Options and their annual charity golf tournament in support of the National Military Family Association (NMFA). Returning to Bayville in Virginia Beach, we provided Recovery level sponsorship, hosting the 18th hole, and entered a fearsome foursome […]


Where’s AEGIS? November 2018

In November 2018, AEGIS.net will be attending the following events: November 7th-9th: Commonwell Fall Summit November 14-15th: IHE Technical Evaluation Meeting  November 14th-16th: FHIR Dev Days AmsterdamPresentation: FHIR Testing and System Certification Author: Richard Ettema (@techknowman) November 27th-28th: ONC FHIR Workshop November 28th: P2 FHIR Task Force Executive Steering Committee […]


Where’s AEGIS? October 2018

In October 2018, AEGIS.net will be attending the following events: September 29th – October 5th: HL7 Working Group Meeting  October 2nd – Presentation: HL7 FHIR for Developers Author: Richard Ettema (@techknowman) Time: 1:45pm – 5pm Location: T9 October 2nd: GTSC’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Day October 8th-12th: National Health IT […]


Where’s AEGIS? September 2018

In September 2018, AEGIS.net will be attending the following events: September 24th – Virtual Connectathon September 28th – FHIR Round Table  Presentation: Touchstone Author: Sandra Vance (@SandyVanceMHA)  Time: 2:00pm Location: G-39 September 29th – October 5th: HL7 Working Group Meeting  October 2nd – Presentation: HL7 FHIR for Developers  Author: Richard […]