The open-source Apelon Distributed Terminology System is used by OpenCDS for terminology management. Apelon also collaborated with the HP Advanced Federal Heatlhcare Innovation Lab to develop an advanced prototype of a smartphone-enabled medication decision support system leveraging OpenCDS.
OpenCDS is a member of the CDS Consortium and is collaborating on several fronts. These collaborations include supporting the adoption of the HL7 Decision Support Service standard by the CDS Consortium's Enterprise Clinical Rules Service (ECRS); supporting the interfacing of ECRS with the CDS laboratory of the Veterans Health Administration's Knowledge Based System team; and investigating the conversion of the ECRS technology stack to a fully open-source platform.
Digitalica Health is a company specialized in biomedical informatics services and infrastructures for clinical decision support, interoperability and translational research. Their team worked in the implementation of OpenCDS in multiple medical fields such as integrated care for chronic patients, acute stroke, breast cancer and lung cancer care.
Palm Desert, California
HLN Consulting is working with the New York City Deparmtent of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Alabama Department of Public Health to develop an advanced Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE) based on OpenCDS. ICE and the underlying immunization knowledge base will be released as open-source community resources. A brief live web demo is available at http://cds.hln.com/iceweb/. Client demos are also available for IOS and Android phones on iTunes and Google Play by searching for "ICE OpenCDS."
Palo Alto, California
The HP Advanced Federal Healthcare Innovation Lab collaborated with Apelon to develop an advanced prototype of a smartphone-enabled medication decision support system leveraging OpenCDS.
Utah and Idaho
OpenCDS is part of a community organized by Intermountain Healthcare’s Homer Warner Center for Informatics Research to share knowledge and best practices regarding the use of the JBoss Drools and jBPM technologies in health care.
IsoDynamic is the provider of the www.WarfarinDosing.org pharmacogenomic clinicaldecision support solution. OpenCDS has collaborated with IsoDynamic to enable its clinical decision support capabilities to be delivered as a standards-based Web service.
ej-technologies has furnished its JProfiler to the OpenCDS development team.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Keona Health uses OpenCDS to deliver an online triage solution.
KS Consulting, LLC is working with OpenCDS to enhance its Web-based collaboration infrastructure and the learning resources available to new community members.
New York City, New York
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is working with HLN Consulting, LLC and the Alabama Department of Public Health to develop an advanced Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE) based on OpenCDS. ICE and the underlying immunization knowledge base will be released as open-source community resources.
OpenCDS is a charter project of the Open Health Tools initiative.
OpenCDS team members developed an OpenCDS plugin for the Tolven open-source EHR platform.
Salt Lake City, Utah
The University of Utah is using OpenCDS to support advanced quality and outcome reporting with its Enterprise Data Warehouse. It is also actively pursuing the integration of OpenCDS within its Epic EHR environment to support point-of-care decision support.
The OpenCDS team at the University of Utah worked with the Utah Department of Health to develop an open-source, standards-based approach to automated public health reporting leveraging the OpenCDS platform. This effort was made possible by funding from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
OpenCDS is in the process of being deployed nationwide as a part of the Veterans Health Administration's next-generation Electronic Health Management Platform (eHMP).
Wolters Kluwer Health is exploring the use of OpenCDS to deliver its robust clinical decision support content as a standards-based software service.
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