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Open source ideals at HIMSS12

HIMSS open source
A not-so-intimate group of healthcare IT professionals (a record-setting 37,032 attendees) gathered February 20 at the 2012 HIMSS conference in Las...Read more

HIMSS12 in Las Vegas

The most comprehensive healthcare IT event, the HIMSS12 Annual Conference & Exhibition, is happening this week in Las Vegas at the Venetian Sands...Read more

Join the M revolution

MUMPS
Are you a geek? If so, driving the future of healthcare is now within your grasp. What do you have to do? Learn the M programming language, and teach...Read more

BioCurious? The DIY garage biology movement

BioCurious? The DIY garage biology movement
Would you enjoy reprogramming lab bacteria with DNA from a jellyfish to make them glow green? How about hacking your own genetic data to find out...Read more

Department of Veterans Affairs goes social

Department of Veterans Affairs goes social
In an effort to help break down long-perceived barriers between the Department of Veterans Affairs and its stakeholders, the VA announced that it has...Read more

Open*Health: 2011 in review

Open source health
This year has seen a good deal of discussion about the escalating costs of healthcare and shrinking access to it. Most of the discussion has centered...Read more

Open*Health 2011 best images

Open*Health 2011 best images
The visual components on opensource.com are an important element to the look and feel of our content. The images help set the tone for the site. The...Read more

What's your favorite Open*Health image from 2011?

Open*Health 2011 best images
The visual components on opensource.com are an important element to the look and feel of our content. The images help set the tone for the site. The imagery embodies qualities such as motivational, editorial, authoritative (but not authoritarian), human, and optimism. Without our imagery, the content on the site would be plain and unsightly. We'd like to highlight some of the images from 2011 and give you a chance to pick your favorite.Read more