Health

Health IT has been surprisingly unwilling to deeply support open source software. Despite the huge successes, starting all the way back with VA VistA, for FOSS in health IT, it still struggles for respect, adoption, and consistent funding. An interview with Fred Trotter of Open Source Health, Inc.
0 comments Posted 20 May 2015 by Tony McCormick Feed
When the National Cancer Institute funded caTissue’s development, it also managed the community, maintaining code, documentation, and forums. When funding was pulled and Krishagni took over, there was considerable uncertainty and turmoil in the community. Some adopters lost confidence and switched... Read more
0 comments Posted 12 Mar 2015 by Srikanth Adiga Feed
3D printing has received a lot of attention for its applications in the health sector, from helping Bespoke prosthetics change patients' lives to enabling huge strides in stem cell research.
1 comment Posted 23 Feb 2015 by Paul Croft Feed
The new multimedia library draws on the extensive collection of animations and illustrations developed for didactic and procedural videos created for the OP clinician community site.
0 comments Posted 5 Feb 2015 by Steve Carson Feed
Healthcare is one of the most urgent socioeconomic issues of our time. This year, Opensource.com saw a variety of news and feature stories about applying the open source way and open source software (including tools) to alleviating the many problems faced by the healthcare industry. Here are the... Read more
1 comment Posted 26 Dec 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed
Health Hack 2014 preparations, presentations, and winning teams.
0 comments Posted 5 Nov 2014 by Tim Hildred (Red Hat) Feed
Hospitals don't have to go broke to use software instead of paper. Just ask Luis Ibanez. This is a recap of his presentation on the subject at the All Things Open conference in Raleigh, NC this year.
8 comments Posted 31 Oct 2014 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
Interview with community manager Olivier Roth on growing an open source community around the open health platform ClinCapture, an open source Eletronic Data Capture (EDC) system.
0 comments Posted 20 Aug 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Juhan Sonin wants to influence the world from protein, to policy, to pixel. And, he believes the only way to do that is with open source principles guiding the way.
0 comments Posted 15 Jul 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Six years ago, Dr. James Heilman was working a night shift in the ER when he came across an error-ridden article on Wikipedia. Someone else might have used the article to dismiss the online encyclopedia, which was then less than half the size it is now. Instead, Heilman decided to improve the... Read more
1 comment Posted 4 Jul 2014 by Shauna Gordon-McKeon Feed

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