Take Control With Open Source Hardware

Free and open source software is no good without open hardware. If we can't install our software on a piece of hardware, it's not good for anything. Truly open hardware is fully-programmable and replicable. Read More »

Commodity Data Analytics For Health Care

Analytics are expensive and labor intensive; we need them to be routine and ubiquitous. I complained earlier this year that analytics are hard for health care providers to muster because there’s a shortage of analysts and because every data-driven decision takes huge expertise.

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Halamka on China's Expanding Healthcare System

On Monday and Tuesday I met with government, industry, and academic stakeholders  in Qingdao and Shenzhen China to discuss healthcare technology,  patient empowerment, and process improvement in the rapidly expanding Chinese healthcare system. Over the past few years, I’ve watched the Chinese government gradually change policy - from promoting a fully public healthcare system, to limited pilots of private facilities, to embracing public/private partnerships. Read More »

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  • October 24, 2014 - Roger A. Maduro - Open Health News

    Free and open source software is no good without open hardware. If we can't install our software on a piece of hardware, it's not good for...

  • October 22, 2014 - Roger A. Maduro - Open Health News

    On Monday and Tuesday I met with government, industry, and academic stakeholders  in Qingdao and Shenzhen China to discuss healthcare...

  • October 23, 2014 - Roger A. Maduro - Open Health News

    Analytics are expensive and labor intensive; we need them to be routine and ubiquitous. I complained earlier this year that analytics are hard...

  • October 21, 2014 - Roger A. Maduro - Open Health News

    While there is no single, quick fix to the problem with the academic journal prices, there is a movement applying the open source way to academic...

  • September 30, 2014 - Roger A. Maduro - Open Health News

    Mapping collaboration between Europe and Africa has led to the creation of a digitized malaria mapping database that for the first time brings...

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