health care

A new presciption for open source health care
The future of women’s health—and the health of all U.S. citizens, for that matter—has been in the spotlight lately. Health care regulation is an important issue to both President Obama and health care organizations like Planned Parenthood—both of whom argue that it’s critical to pass laws ensuring... Read more
5 comments Posted 2 Aug 2012 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
What a great year on the Open*Life channel here at opensource.com. We had more than 150 posts covering how open source touches our lives. This is our year in review--a time to reflect on what happened over the last year and a chance to look forward to next year. I'd first like to thank all the... Read more
0 comments Posted 31 Dec 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
The FreeMED Software Foundation has been involved with a medical clinic and teaching project in Guatemala for some time. The project, hosted by Pop-Wuj, a non-profit Spanish language school in Xela (Quetzeltenango), Guatemala, hosts a medical clinic for the poor in the city and surrounding pueblos... Read more
0 comments Posted 3 Sep 2010 by Irv Buchbinder Feed
Tell us what the missed opportunities are, that could be improved, based on your vote.
6 comments Posted 27 Jul 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Tell us what the missed opportunities are, that could be improved, based on your vote.
6 comments Posted 27 Jul 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
Check out patientslikeme.com. It's an online community that encourages you to share your healthcare experiences. And rather than a privacy policy, like most sites have, they have an "Openness Philosophy" page instead. You can view user comments on specific drugs or treatments that patients used for... Read more
4 comments Posted 10 Feb 2010 by adrienne (Red Hat) Feed
With all the talk about health care in the United States, I decided to get the perspective of an entrepreneur focused on bringing open source to health care. I posed five questions to Matt Mattox, a friend and former Red Hatter, about the current state of US health care, but with an open source... Read more
10 comments Posted 27 Jan 2010 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed