VistA Community Challenges
This list of projects was created in July, 2009.
VistA Version Control
- Why VistA Version Control is Hard
- Why VistA development does not use sourceforge
- Medsphere's VistA Community Projects and Discussion Lists
Historical Project List
- Here is an extensive list of Projects as of 2007
Private sector billing
Private sector oriented GUI scheduling in VA VistA
Looks like this one is now available via a port of RPMS Clinical Scheduling.
Vista Documentation Library
Easier lab connectivity
Out-of-box HIE compatibility
Extensive template library
Patient web portal
Certification or re-certification
More than one typeface, bold, italic available for clinic notes
Improved developer tools
work flow description analysis and redesign for VistA readiness
There are tools for this sort of preparatory work that could be adapted to the specifics of a VistA implementation and used to increase the chances for success.
Resurrect MailMan as a viable tool for KIDS distribution and all the other things it could do within and between VistA sites.