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
Vasily Shishkin shares why and how he uses Blender and 3D printing to help prepare for orthopedic surgeries.
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.
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.
After a visit with his doctor for a heart screening, Hugo Silva left with a prescription to monitor his heart with help from BITalino.
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.
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
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.
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.
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