Articles tagged with health


Hacking on health: open source for the rare disease community

open source health
Rare diseases are defined as as those afflicting populations of fewer than 200,000 patients , or about 1 in 1,500 people. There are about 7,000 rare...Read more

Open.Michigan Translation Project: case study on health education for Uganda

translating open health materials
Back in January, we launched our translation pilot for Open.Michigan, focusing on two video series for health education. We are thrilled to report...Read more

Node.js integrates with M: a tutorial, part two

M database and node.js
In part one of this tutorial, I introduced the integration between the hierarchical data structures of the M database and the hierarchical structures...Read more

Tracking real-time health with Twitter data serves as an early warning system

Twitter data for healthcare
As the open source ethic has changed the way that we share and develop resources, crowdsourcing is redefining how we can create new resources based...Read more

Node.js integrates with M: Next big thing in healthcare IT

M Language and Databse
Join the M revolution and the next big thing in healthcare IT: t he integration of the node.js programming language with the NoSQL hierarchical...Read more

Is open source the missing building block to improved nutrition for schoolkids?

At the start of every new year resolutions on diet and health abound. Yet there seems to be little discussion on schoolchildren's health and...Read more

Healthcare slow to adopt, not to adapt: Promise for open source in 2013

year in review health
Open source in healthcare remains in its infancy. This year saw some great activity with open source in health. Our community covered medical devices...Read more

How far does openness in government trickle down?

open data
What's it like to work for your state government? What kinds of software are approved for use? How far do you think openness in government trickles...Read more