Health

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

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

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

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

Community open sources medical diagrams and animations

The new multimedia library draws on the extensive collection of animations and illustrations developed for didactic and procedural videos created for...Read more

Healthcare one of the most impacted industries by open source

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...Read more

Open hardware sensor BITalino for cool projects

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...Read more