SMART i2b2 “Patient-centered View” and App Bundle to Be Presented July 25

Next Tuesday and Wednesday, July 24-25, the i2b2 Academic Users’ Group will host its second annual conference at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center in Boston. Wednesday’s 9:30-10:00 a.m. segment will be a demonstration of the patient-centered view and app bundle developed using the SMART i2b2 cell. The full agenda of the conference, which will be preceded by an NLP workshop, can be found on the i2b2 website.

SMART i2b2 patient-centered view

July 11: Remote Seats Left for HANDI’s SMART/OpenEHR Meeting

HANDI–the Healthcare App Network for Development and Innovation–will host a meeting on the SMART platform and OpenEHR on Wednesday, July 11.

This meeting will include expert presentation of the two technologies and an opportunity to explore their further use in the UK and/or possible collaboration at a global level.

  • The SMART Platform – Rob Tweed will lead on this with input from US colleagues who will hopefully join virtually – Rob is a UK based developer who has worked with SMART on the creation of a SMART wrapper for VistA open source EHR
  • OpenEHR – Dr Ian McNicoll and Seref Arikan will lead on this. Ian is a former GP and experienced informatician who has worked on OpenEHR in the UK, Europe and Australia. Seref is also an experienced health informatician and is currently working on OpenEHR at UCL London (one of the founders of the OpenEHR Foundation).

Registration is required, and remote seats are still available.

O’Reilly Media Editor Calls Indivo-SMART-i2b2 Trio a Powerful Combination

Among the attendees of last week’s Indivo conference was Andy Oram, who writes regularly about the societal effects of Internet policy and technical innovation. His piece in the O’Reilly Radar summarizes Monday’s talks and explains the significance of the “historical” SMART-enabled Indivo v2 release. It also mentions Tuesday’s hackathon, shown below, where developers tried their hands at app creation and integration.

Indivo hackathon 2012
Indivo hackathon 2012

Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for HIT, to keynote 2012 Indivo X Annual User’s Conference

Announcing the 2012 Indivo X Annual User’s Conference

Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology , will keynote the 2012 Indivo X Annual User’s Conference at Harvard Medical School June 18th-19th.

The 2012 Indivo X Annual User’s Conference to be held on June 18th-19th at Harvard Medical School’s Countway Library. Details and registration are available below. This meeting will have a technical focus, but will be of interest if you are:

  • Considering adopting Indivo for your health system
  • Integrating Indivo into your business offerings
  • Using Indivo for your research
  • Adding Patient Reported Outcomes to your registries or trials
  • Deeply in the Indivo X codebase
  • Interested in developing apps for Indivo X
  • Adopting the SMART platform and looking to add patient-facing apps

The Main Conference hours are Monday, June 18, from 1-5:30pm. Topics will include:

  • The Indivo X Release
  • Integration of Indivo X with
  • Integration of Indivo X with
  • Indivo X iOS Framework
  • The upcoming Indivo Challenge
  • Lightning talks by Indivo implementers

On Tuesday, June 19th from 8am-3pm, we will run an all-day hackathon to design and begin implementing innovative patient-facing apps on top of Indivo. The morning will be spent brainstorming, connecting with teams around shared interests, and designing apps, and the afternoon will be devoted to implementation. This event is NOT limited to developers—health professionals, innovators from industry, or anyone with a good idea for an app will be invaluable for making the most of the hackathon. The Indivo team will be on hand to provide support and advice throughout the day.

Space is limited—please register here: Users’ Conference and Hackathon Registration Form

If you have any questions about the event or registration please contact

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Boston Health Technology Meetup

The SMART team recently had a chance to to interact with the Boston area health IT community. On March 6th executive director Rachel Ramoni and others joined The Greater Boston Health Technology Meetup to discuss the SMART platform. The evening’s proceedings consisted of presentations, demos and a spirited Q&A session focused heavily on how SMART can facilitate commercial app development and strategies for fostering SMART adoption.

SMART @ the ONC Annual Meeting

SMART will be presenting at the ONC Annaul Meeting on November 17th.

Josh Mandel, lead architect for the SMART team, will be presenting at this year’s ONC Annual Meeting on November 17th. The focus of his presentation will be on SMART’s efforts to engage the developer community in support of the platform. You can get a front row seat to by joining the webcast.

SMART to be presented at i2b2 user’s meeting on June 29

SMART and i2b2 investigator Shawn Murphy will be presenting SMART at the June 29th i2b2 Academic User’s Group meeting!

June 3 webinar call in details

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Indivo Users Webinar, June 3rd, 2011

The development team for Indivo X, the SMART-enabled, open source personally controlled health record platform, is going to conduct a webinar on June 3rd. 2011. Topics will include: the current state of the platform and API; ongoing projects in the Indivo X ecosystem, including the use of Indivo X in a patient portal and in an online social network; a proposed roadmap for upcoming features and enhancements, such as plans to support the Direct Project.

Please register here if you plan to join us on June 3rd. We’ll send you an invitation with instructions to join the webinar shortly before the event. An in person meeting will be planned for sometime thereafter. Please go to to learn more about Indivo X.

Indivo Users Webinar Agenda

Friday, June 3, 2011

12Noon Welcome and Intro

12:15pm Indivo X

12:25pm Indivo X Ecosystem

1:05pm Indivo X Roadmap

  • Pluggable Schemas
  • Enhanced Database Support
  • Event Encapsulation
  • API Support
  • Direct Implementation

1:40pm Q&A

2:00pm Adjourn

Indivo X at OSCON 2011

Indivo X is the SMART-enabled, open source personally controlled health record platform. Daniel Haas, the platform’s lead architect, will be delivering a talk on the architecture of and security implications of Indivo X, its place in the open source community, its prospects for future development, and its relationship to SMART Platforms. Details about his talk can be found here:

You can learn more about Indivo X at