Health

Interview with Judy Gichoya, OpenMRS
Judy Gichoya is a Kenyan medical doctor specializing in radiology and an experienced programmer who's accelerating the growth of OpenMRS.
2 comments Posted 18 Aug 2016 by Don Watkins Feed
The Open Patient: Advocating for open access to medical data
In The Open Patient: Healing through sharing, a new documentary from Red Hat Videos, Steven Keating and Liz Salmi share their personal stories about advocating for open medical data.
0 comments Posted 25 Jul 2016 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
Glucosio helps diabetics track blood sugar
The Glucosio team is headed up by Benjamin Kerensa, of Mozilla, who has an aggressive, unparalleled vision for the product. In this interview, he talks about the project and where it goes from here.
0 comments Posted 31 Mar 2016 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
mHero open source healthcare app
Angie Nyakoon and Amanda Gbarmo Ndorbor are two outspoken and energetic women who oversee the Mental Health Unit at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) in Liberia. Together, they're applying a new open source app called mHero (that was first used to help them deal with the Ebola... Read more
2 comments Posted 3 Feb 2016 by Paul Jones Feed
Vasily Shishkin shares why and how he uses Blender and 3D printing to help prepare for orthopedic surgeries.
3 comments Posted 16 Dec 2015 by Jason van Gumster Feed
My open source story
Ben Kerensa shares how he got involved with open source as well as why he created Glucosio, an open source project that aims to bring diabetes management and research software to the masses.
2 comments Posted 25 Nov 2015 by Benjamin Kerensa Feed
Evan Liebman, digital director at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, shares why his team decided to adopt Drupal 8 while it was still in beta.
2 comments Posted 15 Jul 2015 by Evan Liebman Feed
After a visit with his doctor for a heart screening, Hugo Silva left with a prescription to monitor his heart with help from BITalino.
12 comments Posted 3 Jun 2015 by Hugo Silva Feed
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.
1 comment 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
1 comment Posted 12 Mar 2015 by Srikanth Adiga Feed

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