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 Welfare (MOHSW) in Liberia. Together, they're applying a new open source app called mHero (that was first used to help them deal with the Ebola... Read more
Vasily Shishkin shares why and how he uses Blender and 3D printing to help prepare for orthopedic surgeries.
Physical computing has the Arduino and its successors and predecessors as stepping-stones, whereas physiological computing poses a set of challenges that the DIY hardware community is tackling in novel and creative ways.
The Santa Clara High Tech Law Journal held their annual symposium on open source in the legal field at Santa Clara University. Prominent practitioners in the open source community spoke on topics ranging from licensing and compliance to healthcare and entertainment law.
3D printing has received a lot of attention for its applications in the health sector, from helping Bespoke prosthetics change patients' lives to enabling huge strides in stem cell research.
The new multimedia library draws on the extensive collection of animations and illustrations developed for didactic and procedural videos created for the OP clinician community site.
Healthcare is one of the most urgent socioeconomic issues of our time. This year, Opensource.com saw a variety of news and feature stories about applying the open source way and open source software (including tools) to alleviating the many problems faced by the healthcare industry. Here are the... Read more
Smaller than a credit card, BITalino is a low-cost hardware and open source software toolkit, aligned with the DIY (do-it-yourself) movement. It enables anyone to create quirky and serious projects alike for wearable health tracking devices. The base kit includes sensors to measure your muscles,... Read more
Health Hack 2014 preparations, presentations, and winning teams.
Hospitals don't have to go broke to use software instead of paper. Just ask Luis Ibanez. This is a recap of his presentation on the subject at the All Things Open conference in Raleigh, NC this year.