Posts in Interoperability
Enabling Web Services Through VistA for Better Veteran Care

This is the sixth in a series of blog posts highlighting DSS’s experience and success stories supporting the VA and improving Veteran care and outcomes.

Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS) has a proven track record as the premier integrator of commercial software for the VA. We put this experience to work enabling modern web services that are delivered through the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA), bringing new functionality to the VA and our veterans.

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DSS Offers Deep VA Workflow and Technology Expertise

This is fifth in a series of blog posts highlighting DSS’s experience and success stories supporting the VA and improving Veteran care and outcomes.

With a deep legacy in supporting innovation development for the VA, DSS offers something highly unique in this arena: its peoples’ technical expertise to help the VA meet mission and innovation goals.

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Over 10 Years of Experience Implementing VistA in Commercial Healthcare Environments

This is third in a series of blog posts highlighting DSS’s experience and success stories supporting the VA and improving Veteran care and outcomes.

For more than 10 years, DSS has invested in enhancing VistA for all hospitals and health systems. This effort has involved the extensive fine-tuning of a proven and flexible health information system, which enables interoperability and ARRA Meaningful Use certification, as well as reduces cos

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DSS, Inc.: Deep Legacy of VistA Support and Integration Expertise

Following is the first in a series of blog posts highlighting how DSS, Inc. is the ideal VistA support partner as the VA manages its new electronic health record modernization (EHRM) effort.

As DSS, Inc. continues its 25-plus-year legacy of improving healthcare delivery, tackling interoperability challenges, and enhancing patient outcomes, the company also possesses a historical record of being the premier integrator of commercial applications within the VistA environment to meet the challenging care needs of Veterans.

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DSS, Inc. Advances Power of HIT Innovations at HIMSS 2018

Launching Juno EHR, Showcasing Interoperability Capabilities, and Advancing Diagnostic Imaging Recommendations at HIMSS 2018

With an expected 45,000-plus attendees, HIMSS 2018 is the premier event for education, innovation and collaboration for helping to uncover the promise of health information and technology – now and well into the future.  Once again, DSS will be on the forefront of bringing this promise to life at the conference.

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Connected Care for the Patient using Direct Messaging

In an ongoing effort to provide the best patient care, healthcare facilities must stay current with the latest advances in health care technology. One of the fastest growing, and most effective tools in the industry is Direct Messaging. Think of it as “encrypted email” for health care records, allowing health care providers and other trusted users to safely and securely exchange patient information. In a recent article the DirectTrust Organization, a health care industry alliance created by and for participants in the Direct exchange network, demonstrated just how rapidly and expansively Direct Messaging is growing.

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Modernization of VistA: A Way Forward

Between the 1980s and early 2000s, most of the Veterans Health Information Systems Technology and Architecture’s (VistA) infrastructure and application improvements focused on creating a world-class hospital information system (HIS) for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). These initiatives have generated a wealth of interoperable applications unmatched by any other system. VistA has streamlined and eliminated paper-based processes throughout clinical, financial and administrative departments, but it presents many challenges for modern healthcare organizations.

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