In 2018, KRM Associates (KRM) joined Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, and other industry leaders and innovators to help make seamless care available to the nation’s veterans. This team has worked diligently to modernize the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) electronic health record (EHR). Cerner - now Oracle Cerner - announced the historic agreement in May [...]
It is a challenge today for any company to continuously maintain and improve the quality and efficiency of software development. In many software projects, testing is neglected because of time or cost concerns, which leads to a lack of product quality, followed by customer dissatisfaction and, ultimately, to increased production costs. Our controlled testing has shown a time saving of nearly 99.5% for the second and subsequent test runs, over the first, manual run. This represents a huge return on the investment of the time and effort used to acquire, install, become familiar with, and then use the toolset to design and deploy automated test suites for high-stakes projects
It is often difficult for patients to understand and comply with medical instructions. KRM has built several Amazon Echo “skills” as proofs-of-concept for our new VICA (Voice Initiated Care Assistant) for use with our care management platform to provide reminders and help at home, while keeping the patient in contact with the care team..
Building enterprise grade technology applications is hard. Before the first line of code is written, there are a myriad of decisions that need to be made concerning the infrastructure of the application. What operating systems do we use? What application web server do we use? What languages to we use? How do we connect to our existing databases? Where do we even start? By using LEAF, enterprises can enable rapid application development, enforce application consistency and delivery, as well as the streamlining of application provisioning and deployment.
VistA's reporting methodology has always been cumbersome for users. Our open-source reporting and dashboarding solution allows users to use modern tools to create and customize reports that can be formatted for optimal printing or display.
In cooperation with members of the Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF) program conducted by the White House and in conjunction with the VA, members of KRM participated in a significant expansion of the VA’s Blue Button functionality within the My HealtheVet (MHV) application, the Veteran's portal to their benefits and medical records. This expansion included the [...]
KRM has been an integral part of OSEHRA since its inception, providing technical expertise in the management and maintenance of VistA, as well as knowledge and experience in the areas of Meaningful Use, Patient-Centered Care, Healthcare IT application certification, and evaluation and testing of open source software submissions. We were among the first non-VA contributors of a fully functioning open source application when we released HealtheMe in 2012.
For over 17 years, KRM Associates Inc. has been working with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on a number of contracts and projects and our staff also has a vast amount of experience with large implementations of the Indian Health Service’s RPMS system, as well as creating new modules and functionality for the application.