medical

How to train your doctor... to use open source

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...Read more

OpenStreetMap's 10th birthday, open source medical devices, and more

Open source news for your reading pleasure. August 9 - 15, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at...Read more

Helping African hospitals with open source software

Open source medicine
The daily management and operation of a hospital requires enormous effort. These days, most hospitals utilize Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)...Read more

Poll: Open source implantable medical devices

Karen Sandler , Executive Director of the Gnome Foundation, recently gave a talk at OSCON 2011 explaining why free software is critical on...Read more

Should people have the right to examine the source code of medical devices implanted in their bodies?

Karen Sandler , Executive Director of the Gnome Foundation, recently gave a talk at OSCON 2011 explaining why free software is critical on implantable medical devices. (Sandler has a defibrillator.) She's wants the FDA to collect and examine the source code used in such devices, and make the code publicly available. Should people have the right to examine the source code of medical devices implanted in their bodies?Read more

A few words about Google Health

Google Health was doomed from the start. It was based on a legal fallacy and a technical one.Read more

Can open source save US health care?

With all the talk about health care in the United States, I decided to get the perspective of an entrepreneur focused on bringing open source to...Read more