Health

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

Health Hack 2014: the power of open source, open data, and cross-disciplinary collaboration

Health Hack 2014 preparations, presentations, and winning teams.Read more

How to train your doctor... to use open source

Hospitals don't have to go broke to use software instead of paper. Just ask Luis Ibanez. This is a recap of his presentation on the subject at the...Read more

Does open source boost mental health?

The open source way can have a positive affect on the mind. Share your experience to bring awareness to the movement.Read more

Open health community management at Clinovo

Interview with community manager Olivier Roth on growing an open source community around the open health platform ClinCapture, an open source...Read more

Open source to make caring for your health feel wonderful

Juhan Sonin wants to influence the world from protein, to policy, to pixel. And, he believes the only way to do that is with open source principles...Read more

Doctors unite to increase access to quality health information

Six years ago, Dr. James Heilman was working a night shift in the ER when he came across an error-ridden article on Wikipedia. Someone else might...Read more

Free software for healthcare facilities in need

I wrote about the mission of GNU Solidario, the non-profit behind GNU Health , last year and interviewed the head of the project, Luis Falcon, about...Read more

What's behind the success of free and open source healthcare?

Black Duck recently published the results of their Future of Open Source Survey , finding the healthcare industry to be one of the most impacted by...Read more