Health

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

Can open science help patients and save pharma?

Open science research and development hybrid development model can protect pharma company profits while reducing costs of medicines for consumers...Read more

International team of scientists open sources search for malaria cure

In late November 2012, the Open Source Malaria ( OSM ) team gained a new member who lived and worked almost 1700 kilometers away from the synthetic...Read more

Helping African hospitals with open source software

Open source medicine
The daily management and operation of a hospital requires enormous effort. These days, most hospitals utilize Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)...Read more

Mercy Health sets up Drupal and Alfresco for their main portal

open health
Mercy Health supports several hospitals and clinics across many different geographical locations in the US. Each geographical location has...Read more

Imaging and radiology paves the way for industry adoption of open source

open source in healthcare
Open source software in healthcare has been instrumental for sharing common tools and increasing adoption of emerging medical information technology...Read more

Three college students build a health provider search site in six weeks

open source healthcare website
In six weeks, a team of three college students with no industry experience and only academic software-specific knowledge, developed and designed a...Read more

Year-in-Review: Health and science hot topics on Opensource.com

best open source in health and science from 2013
The year 2013 brought great progress for the adoption of open source in the health and science industries. We covered some excellent open source...Read more

Best of Opensource.com: Top guides for getting things done the open source way

Guides and tutorials from Opensource.com
This year at Opensource.com, we challenged our contributors to give us the best and most useful guides, how-tos, and tutorials they could produce...Read more