Health

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
0 comments 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
I wrote about the mission of GNU Solidario, the non-profit behind GNU Health, last year and interviewed the head of the project, Luis Falcon, about their plans and progress. They got their start in 2006, and it sure is great to see their success continuing today.
1 comment Posted 27 Jun 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Black Duck recently published the results of their Future of Open Source Survey, finding the healthcare industry to be one of the most impacted by open source.
0 comments Posted 24 Jun 2014 by Mona Alsaffar Feed
Open science research and development hybrid development model can protect pharma company profits while reducing costs of medicines for consumers
4 comments Posted 19 Jun 2014 by Timothy King Feed
In late November 2012, the Open Source Malaria (OSM) team gained a new member who lived and worked almost 1700 kilometers away from the synthetic chemistry hub at the University of Sydney. Of course, collaboration across continents is not unusual for scientists, but until recently, recruitment in... Read more
1 comment Posted 10 Jun 2014 by Alice Williamson Feed

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