Articles tagged with healthcare


Building an open medical records system for the developing world

Interview with Judy Gichoya, OpenMRS
Judy Gichoya is a Kenyan medical doctor specializing in radiology and an experienced programmer who's accelerating the growth of OpenMRS.Read more

Open source app takes on Ebola and mental health in Liberia

mHero open source healthcare app
Angie Nyakoon and Amanda Gbarmo Ndorbor are two outspoken and energetic women who oversee the Mental Health Unit at the Ministry of Health and Social...Read more

Using Blender to prepare for orthopedic surgeries

Vasily Shishkin shares why and how he uses Blender and 3D printing to help prepare for orthopedic surgeries.Read more

The future of open source in health IT

Health IT has been surprisingly unwilling to deeply support open source software. Despite the huge successes, starting all the way back with VA VistA...Read more

5 DIY hardware platforms for physiological computing

Gadgets and open hardware
Physical computing has the Arduino and its successors and predecessors as stepping-stones, whereas physiological computing poses a set of challenges...Read more

Open source licensing practitioners speak on today's issues

The Santa Clara High Tech Law Journal held their annual symposium on open source in the legal field at Santa Clara University. Prominent...Read more

3D printers become viable tools in healthcare

3D printing has received a lot of attention for its applications in the health sector, from helping Bespoke prosthetics change patients' lives to...Read more

Community open sources medical diagrams and animations

The new multimedia library draws on the extensive collection of animations and illustrations developed for didactic and procedural videos created for...Read more