healthcare

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.
2 comments Posted 18 Aug 2016 by Don Watkins Feed
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 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
2 comments Posted 3 Feb 2016 by Paul Jones Feed
Vasily Shishkin shares why and how he uses Blender and 3D printing to help prepare for orthopedic surgeries.
3 comments Posted 16 Dec 2015 by Jason van Gumster Feed
Health IT has been surprisingly unwilling to deeply support open source software. Despite the huge successes, starting all the way back with VA VistA, for FOSS in health IT, it still struggles for respect, adoption, and consistent funding. An interview with Fred Trotter of Open Source Health, Inc.
1 comment Posted 20 May 2015 by Tony McCormick Feed
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 that the DIY hardware community is tackling in novel and creative ways.
2 comments Posted 2 Apr 2015 by Hugo Silva Feed
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.
0 comments Posted 26 Feb 2015 by Alex Shei Feed
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.
3 comments Posted 23 Feb 2015 by Paul Croft Feed
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.
2 comments Posted 5 Feb 2015 by Steve Carson Feed
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
4 comments Posted 26 Dec 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed
Open hardware words in neon
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
4 comments Posted 6 Nov 2014 by Hugo Silva Feed

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