VistA-Related Publication Projects

Providing Publications to Support VistA Technology and WorldVistA Projects

Contributors/Collaborators (topic so far unspecified)

[None in this category at present]

 

VA FileMan – Handbook

Contributors/Collaborators and Topics:

Valerie J. H. Powell – RMU

Bob Calibrisi, VA, Pittsburgh (focus: basis for data warehousing)

Comments:

Basis materials included: series developed on FileMan for Puget Sound VA in 2000, http://gunston.gmu.edu/healthscience/740/EHR/FM2P.PPT and http://gunston.gmu.edu/healthscience/740/EHR/FM3PB.PPT [this online material access hosted by George Mason University]; work on referential integrity: “Referential Integrity in VA FileMan,” M Computing 2, 3 (June 1994): 24-32

Provisional division of work so far:

Valerie: basic introduction, basic how to create an FM database.

 

 

 

 

VA FileMan - paper

Contributors/Collaborators and Topics:

Chris Richardson, RCResearch

Valerie J. H. Powell - RMU

Comments:

Basis materials included:

Provisional division of work so far:

<being decided>

Valerie:

 

 

M Programming – textbook

Contributors/Collaborators and Topics:

Valerie J. H. Powell – RMU

Gretchen Bradfield – Coventry Health Care

Chris Richardson – RCR Research

Tessa McKahan – RMU

Comments:

Covering both InterSystems Caché and GT.M

Provisional division of work so far:

Valerie: evaluation of expressions; commands, operators and functions; variables; globals, indirection, shared data

Gretchen: (sub)-routine structure, program structure, programming logic, practical programming examples

Chris: contributed material

Tessa: Review and documentatio

 

VistA Technology and Systems

Contributors/Collaborators and Topics:

Larry D. Landis: System Administration for VistA Host

Comments:

Basis materials included:

Provisional division of work so far:

 

Resources:

Current InterSystems Caché and M/MUMPS Textbooks and VA FileMan Bibliography

 

Contact information: Valerie J. H. Powell, R.T.(R), Ph.D., Computer and Information Systems, Robert Morris University, Powell@rmu.edu .

Updated February 25, 2008