Weekly Conference Call Jan 12 2007

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VistA Community Weekly Conference Call - Fri 12-Jan-2007

  • Topic: " VistA Community Meeting -- Rehash part 1" General Discussion

Weekly Conference Call Details

The VistA Community is sponsored by Hewlett-Packard, (for which we give thanks).

  • Date: Friday, January 12, 2007
  • Start Time: Fri 6:00 AM HST / 8:00am PST / 12:00pm CET / 11:00pm EST / 4:00 PM GMT/UTC
  • Expected Call Duration: 1.0 hours
  • Dial-in Number:
    • from a telephone (US): 866-483-4159 (toll free)
    • from a phone (Outside USA): 706-634-0093
    • callers from other countries are welcome to call in.
    • Conference ID Number: 5722758
    • Department (if asked): VISTA
  • When you attend the call, kindly mention your name, affiliation and job if you aren't already a member of the VistA Community. This helps us include your name in our call summaries on the wiki, on a page similar to this one.
  • Please note the call is currently not recorded.


  • Expecting:
  • Regrets:

Questions We Intend to Discuss Today

  • A review of what transpired at the VistA Community Meeting
  • Followup on actions planned at the meeting.

Agenda & Proceedings

  • Session Format: this is be a virtual session conducted over an augmented conference call
    • 1. Opening with a self-introduction of participants (5~10 minutes total) - we'll skip this if we have more than 20 participants
    • 2. Topic introduction by the one of the co-organizers (~5 minutes)
    • 3. Open Q&A and general discussion by all participants (40~50 minutes)
    • 4. Summary / Conclusion / Follow-up (organizer/moderator) ~5 minutes
  • Additional Resources:

Questions, Answers & Discourse:

The VistA Community meeting at NIST in Gaithersburg, MD, was held Jan 9-11, 2007. We had varied agenda covering many areas of interest to the VistA Community. Topics at the meeting included:

  • VistA Office EHR details, and vendors support
  • WorldVistA membership structure with proposed benefits and responsibilities
  • New Chief of Technology (David Whitten) and plans for projects in 2007
  • More active support of this Wiki as a way of documenting
  • Members Pages on WorldVistA.ORG website
    • allow usage of Zope/Plone site
  • Planned Education Seminars in 2007
  • Planned Technical Meetings in 2007
    • Spring meeting in Atlanta Georgia
    • Summer meeting
    • Fall meeting
    • Winter meeting

  • Session ended 2007.01.12 @ 1:10 pm EST