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EHI CCIO: Open Up To Open Source

Carl Reynolds | eHealth Insider | March 7, 2012

The aim of the EHI CCIO Campaign is to help develop the next generation of clinical information leaders. To provide a junior doctor’s perspective, Carl Reynolds, a self-professed IT enthusiast, is writing a column for EHI on NHS IT. In his second column, he makes the case for open source. Read More »

First NHS Hack Day In London

Jon Hoeksma | eHealth Insider | May 17, 2012

The first NHS Hack Day will be held in London at the end of next week, to bring together doctors, developers and designers. Read More »

From Open Source Software To Open Source Hardware

Robert Viseur | FLOSShub | September 1, 2012

The open source software principles progressively give rise to new initiatives for culture (free culture), data (open data) or hardware (open hardware). The open hardware is experiencing a significant growth but the business models and legal aspects are not well known. This paper is dedicated to the economics of open hardware. Read More »

Funding Needed For OpenGPSoC

Lis Evenstad | eHealth Insider | December 11, 2012

The people behind a scheme to develop an open source GP clinical system are in talks with providers about raising £3m in funding to kickstart the project. Read More »

Global Cloud Computing Visionaries to Take the Stage at GigaOM’s Structure: Europe Conference

Press Release | GigaOM, GigaOM Events | September 12, 2013

GigaOM, a global technology media company, will host its second-annual Structure: Europe conference September 18-19 in London. Under the theme of building the global cloud, Structure: Europe will bring to the stage more than 60 cloud computing experts who are setting the pace for cloud innovation in Europe. Read More »

Global Economy 0 - Open Source 1

Adrian Bridgwater | Open Source Insider | December 18, 2012

Falkner suggests that owing to the economic recession (which forced a re-think of budgets and investments) and the advances made over the last decade in web development that led to successful open source business models, open source has become a "de facto standard" in most of the world.

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Google Logic: Why Google Does The Things It Does

Michael Mace | Mobile Opportunity | July 1, 2013

“What does Google want?” A favorite pastime among people who watch the tech industry is trying to figure out why Google does things. [...]  But the topic also comes up regularly in conversations with my Silicon Valley friends. Read More »

Health Orgs Dooming Their "Innovation" To Failure

Dave Chase | Forbes | June 15, 2013

Healthcare organizations are rapidly trying to reinvent themselves in light of the new rules of the game. One could argue it officially started October 1, 2012 with Medicare’s readmission penalties. People are calling this the “no outcome, no income” era. [...] Read More »

Healthcare Just Sucks For Technology Startups

Blaine Warkentine | LinkedIn | March 20, 2014

Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter, and rest all compete for online ad dollars totaling something like 180B a year in total market value. Healthcare on the other hand consumes 2.8T or 15 times larger. Meanwhile, the number of pure Health technology companies that have a valuation of something close to a billion (outside of EHR's) is under a single handful.

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How High Tech Is Helping Bring Clean Water To India

Todd Woody | Yale Environment 360 | September 5, 2013

Anand Shah runs a company that is using solar-powered “water ATMs” to bring clean water to remote villages in India. In an e360 interview, Shah talks about how his company is using a high-tech approach to address one of India’s most intractable public health issues. Read More »

How I failed

Tim O'Reilly | O'Reilly Radar | September 16, 2013

When you start out as an entrepreneur, it’s just you and your idea, or you and your co-founder’s and your idea. Then you add customers, and they shape and mold you and that idea until you achieve the fabled “product-market fit.” [...] But if you are to succeed in building an enduring company, it has to be about far more than that: it has to be about the team and the institution you create together. Read More »

How Open Source Start-Ups Can Get Funding (And Go Viral)

Chris Nerney | ITworld | June 19, 2013

Need funding for your open source start-up? Venture capitalist, Salil Deshpande, says build something that leaks up through the floorboard, then support it Read More »

Is EHR data blocking really as bad as ONC claims?

Diana Manos | Healthcare IT News | June 13, 2016

Consensus that EHR vendors and profit-hungry hospitals are intentionally making it hard for patients and others to access date is based on evidence – much of it put forth by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT – that is largely anecdotal. Center for Medical Interoperability vice president Kerry McDermott says data blocking is a systemic issue because information sharing is a new practice in healthcare...

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Is HIT Interoperability In The Nature Of Healthcare?

Edmund Billings | Medsphere | February 12, 2013

The proprietary business model makes the vendor the single source of HIT for hospital clients. Complexity and dependence are baked into both solutions and client relationships, creating a “vendor lock” scenario in which changing systems seems almost inconceivable.
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Lessons from AWS Part III: Consumer Platform Drives Cloud Lead

Gabriel Lowy | Tech-Tonics | June 24, 2013

There has been a lot of discussion, including Part I of this series, about Amazon’s relentless leverage of scale to drive down pricing in cloud services.  What is much less talked about is how its consumer platform drives its cloud leadership. Read More »