Health

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

The next level of open health data tracking is good for you

open health tracking
Companies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon are collecting enormous amounts of information all day, every day. They use powerful supercomputers to...Read more

Jamaican Ministry of Health is the first to adopt free and open source health system nationwide

open and free health care
If yu waa good, yu nose affi run. "Success requires hard work" is the meaning of this Jamaican proverb. With a bright Caribbean sun and an even...Read more

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

The open source prescription for more consumer-driven healthcare

open source prescription
Download the free All Things Open interview series eBook Joanne Rohde is CEO of Axial Exchange, which creates mobile tools to help patients overcome...Read more

Open health conference report: OSEHRA Summit 2013

open health conference
On September 4 - 6 the open source electronic health records community came together at the 2nd annual OSEHRA Summit and workshop , in Bethesda,...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

Linux Foundation and OpenBEL collaboration has potential to advance science

OpenBEL software helps researchers
A new Linux Foundation Collaborative Project has the potential to advance science through the use of open source software. The Linux Foundation...Read more

Why open source is the future of clinical trials

Clinovo is a Clinical Research Organization (CRO) that partners with life science companies to streamline their clinical trials. Their CTO Marc...Read more