Analysis: VisTA move to open source could start government trend

Ed Meagher, former deputy CIO and CTO, VA

wfedstaff | June 4, 2015 10:50 am

Veterans Affairs says it is releasing the entire VistA e-health record system source code. Some supporters of this move say it will start to lead the way in thinking about the way government systems get done.

Ed Meagher, a former Interior Department CIO and deputy CIO and chief technology officer at VA, is one of those supporters.