Open source health IT leader lends industry expertise to ICD-10 improvement project for essential systems in the Veterans Health Administration
CARLSBAD, CA—Medsphere Systems Corporation, the leading provider of open source electronic health record (EHR) solutions and services derived from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) VistA EHR, today announced that the company is expanding its federal business. Medsphere is serving as a subcontractor to Adams Communication and Engineering Technology (ACET) Corporation related to a contract for integrated testing of International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) enhancements to Veterans Health Administration systems.
The VHA ICD-10 program office has contracted with ACET and Medsphere to augment and enhance the standard ProPath testing process. The necessity of additional integration testing is the result of unique software enhancements required for ICD-10.
In addition to established governmental relationships with the VA, the Department of Defense and the Indian Health Service, Medsphere also provides non-federal hospitals with a comprehensive, affordable health IT platform in the OpenVista electronic health record. More than simply a health IT solution, OpenVista is also a platform for workflow optimization and clinical transformation services in pursuit of improved financial efficiency and better patient care.
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