Health

Learn about the roles open source technologies and communities are playing in international health and humanitarian efforts.

Mozilla contributor creates diabetes project for the masses

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...Read more

Drupal early adoption at Memorial Sloan Kettering

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.Read more

Why my doctor prescribed me open hardware

After a visit with his doctor for a heart screening, Hugo Silva left with a prescription to monitor his heart with help from BITalino.Read more

The future of open source in health IT

Health IT has been surprisingly unwilling to deeply support open source software. Despite the huge successes, starting all the way back with VA VistA...Read more

5 DIY hardware platforms for physiological computing

Gadgets and open hardware
Physical computing has the Arduino and its successors and predecessors as stepping-stones, whereas physiological computing poses a set of challenges...Read more

OpenSpecimen streamlines management of biospecimen data

When the National Cancer Institute funded caTissue’s development, it also managed the community, maintaining code, documentation, and forums. When...Read more

Open source licensing practitioners speak on today's issues

The Santa Clara High Tech Law Journal held their annual symposium on open source in the legal field at Santa Clara University. Prominent...Read more

3D printers become viable tools in healthcare

3D printing has received a lot of attention for its applications in the health sector, from helping Bespoke prosthetics change patients' lives to...Read more