Mercy Health supports several hospitals and clinics across many different geographical locations in the US. Each geographical location has historically had its own dedicated intranet site, and these sites were on different technologies and each had a separate support structure. It was determined... Read more
Open source software in healthcare has been instrumental for sharing common tools and increasing adoption of emerging medical information technology (IT) standards. By leading the effort to digitize health data, imaging informatics has set the precedent for the adoption of the technology industry's... Read more
The year 2013 brought great progress for the adoption of open source in the health and science industries. We covered some excellent open source stories, here the highlights from 2013.
Companies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon are collecting enormous amounts of information all day, every day. They use powerful supercomputers to analyze this data. Many people use this to better market products to consumers, for instance. But, how can big data do more? We see companies and... Read more
Download the free All Things Open interview series eBook Joanne Rohde is CEO of Axial Exchange, which creates mobile tools to help patients overcome the challenges of living with chronic disease. She believes healthcare must become more consumer driven and transparent, and she doesn’t believe... Read more
On September 4 - 6 the open source electronic health records community came together at the 2nd annual OSEHRA Summit and workshop, in Bethesda, Maryland. Day 1: tutorials on a variety of topics Day 2: high-level presentations from members of the community with unique vantage points in the community
Clinovo is a Clinical Research Organization (CRO) that partners with life science companies to streamline their clinical trials. Their CTO Marc Desgrousilliers is managing the development of ClinCapture, their open source Electronic Data Capture (EDC) system. In this interview, he tells us more... Read more
Dave Chase (@chasedave), CEO of Avado, spoke at the Collaborative Health Consortium's weekly Pilots and Collaborations call last Friday. Dave led with the quote from Dr. Josh Umbehr:
Are you a geek? If so, driving the future of healthcare is now within your grasp. What do you have to do? Learn the M programming language, and teach it to others. What’s the M programming language? The M programming language is also known as MUMPS. Which stands for Massachusetts General Hospital... Read more
Google Health was doomed from the start. It was based on a legal fallacy and a technical one.