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.
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
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.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the Firefox OS streaming video, Arduino to sell 3D printers, and more!
Interview with community manager Olivier Roth on growing an open source community around the open health platform ClinCapture, an open source Eletronic Data Capture (EDC) system.
Juhan Sonin wants to influence the world from protein, to policy, to pixel. And, he believes the only way to do that is with open source principles guiding the way.
I wrote about the mission of GNU Solidario, the non-profit behind GNU Health, last year and interviewed the head of the project, Luis Falcon, about their plans and progress. They got their start in 2006, and it sure is great to see their success continuing today.
Black Duck recently published the results of their Future of Open Source Survey, finding the healthcare industry to be one of the most impacted by open source.
While many researchers encounter no privacy-based barriers to releasing data, those working with human participants, such as doctors, psychologists, and geneticists, have a difficult problem to surmount. How do they reconcile their desire to share data, allowing their analyses and conclusions to be... Read more