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How a free mobile app fights global epidemics
This is the story of how a dispersed global health IT community banded together to solve the enormous, unique information challenges presented by Ebola.
0 comments Posted 20 Sep 2016 by Amanda McPherson 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
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.
3 comments Posted 23 Feb 2015 by Paul Croft Feed
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.
2 comments Posted 5 Feb 2015 by Steve Carson Feed
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
4 comments Posted 26 Dec 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed
Open hardware words in neon
Smaller than a credit card, BITalino is a low-cost hardware and open source software toolkit, aligned with the DIY (do-it-yourself) movement. It enables anyone to create quirky and serious projects alike for wearable health tracking devices. The base kit includes sensors to measure your muscles,... Read more
4 comments Posted 6 Nov 2014 by Hugo Silva Feed
Health Hack 2014 preparations, presentations, and winning teams.
1 comment Posted 5 Nov 2014 by Tim Hildred (Red Hat) Feed
The open source way can have a positive affect on the mind. Share your experience to bring awareness to the movement.
0 comments Posted 25 Aug 2014 by Phil Shapiro Feed

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