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Bio-IT World Announces the Winners of Its Tenth Annual Best Practices Awards

Press Release | Bio-IT World, Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) | April 30, 2014

Bio-IT World announced the winners of its tenth annual Best Practices Awards competition this morning in a plenary session at the 2014 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo in Boston. Grand prize winners were named in five life sciences categories highlighting best practices in clinical trial IT, research infrastructure, bioinformatics, cloud computing and data management from AstraZeneca and Tessella, U-BIOPRED, the Pistoia Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine, and Genentech. Read More »

CALiPHR® ECQM Solution Made Available as Open Source Technology

Press Release | Audacious Inquiry (Ai), CALiPHR | October 27, 2016

Audacious Inquiry (Ai), a health information technology and policy company, announced today that the CQM Aligned Population Health Reporting (CAliPHR®) code is now available via GitHub. As open-source technology, providers, organizations, and states who are interested in utilizing CAliPHR can now download the source code free of charge. Ai will remain the steward of the open source project as it continues to actively contribute product enhancements...

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ClearCanvas RIS/PACS, Team Edition Commercially Released

Press Release | ClearCanvas Inc | October 30, 2012

ClearCanvas Inc., an innovative medical imaging informatics company announced today the commercial release of ClearCanvas RIS/PACS, Team Edition, an end-to-end radiology workflow management solution. Read More »

Cloudera Democratizes Apache Hadoop For Enterprise End Users With Open Source, Interactive Search

Press Release | Cloudera | June 4, 2013

Latest Offering From Leading Big Data Vendor Extends the Capabilities of Hadoop, Offering Easy and Familiar Access to Data for Increased Visibility and Quicker Time to Insight Read More »

Couchbase and the Future of NoSQL Databases

Couchbase is a NoSQL, document-oriented database for building interactive applications. Trends in the open source database industry show positive growth as NoSQL is used for web, mobile, and the Internet of Things (IoT). In this interview, Arun Gupta, VP of Developer Advocacy at Couchbase, shares his views on how open source has made an impact on the database industry, and the challenges that lie ahead for the NoSQL industry. Also, find out which open source tools and methodologies Couchbase has adopted...

Developing Nations Improving Health Communication Through the Use of DHIS2 (Part 1)

DHIS2 implementations are spreading steadily among national health services in developing countries as well as among international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working to improving health in the developing world through the use of health information technology. As an open source solution, DHIS2 offers developing countries the advantage of adopting a cost-effective and flexible solution for aggregate statistical data collection, validation, analysis, management, and presentation as well as for data sharing between healthcare professionals and facilities. Organizations and individuals who work with humanitarian software solutions will need to know what DHIS2 is, how it works, and how it might be implemented by national health services and other health-related projects across the globe...

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Governor O'Malley Joins Open Health IT Company, Amida Technology Solutions, as Advisor

Press Release | Amida Technology Solutions | July 7, 2016

Amida Technology Solutions, a Maryland-based open source software company, today announced the addition of former Governor Martin J. O’Malley as an Advisor. O’Malley joins distinguished public-sector leaders Michèle Flournoy, General John R. Allen, Sonal Shah, and Scott Gould in guiding Amida in the creation of software and services that will help NGOs, state and local governments, and private companies to solve their most complex data issues. Read More »

Grants For Innovative Projects To Promote Open Access To Data

Press Release | Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) | February 19, 2013

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) has announced a Challenge Grant program funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.  Through the program, ICPSR will fund innovative projects to promote open access to data, support research transparency, improve data citation, and more generally build good practice in data management and stewardship. Read More »

HHS Publishes FDASIA Health IT Report

Brian Ahier | Advanced Health Information Exchange Resources | April 3, 2014

HHS released a draft report that includes a proposed strategy and recommendations for a health information technology (health IT) framework, which promotes product innovation while maintaining appropriate patient protections and avoiding regulatory duplication. The congressionally mandated report was developed in consultation with health IT experts and consumer representatives and proposes to clarify oversight of health IT products based on a product’s function and the potential risk to patients who use it.

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How OpenMRS is Used to Fight Malaria in Endemic Areas

Children receiving care at a health clinic using OpenMRS in rural Uganda. Statistics from the Ministry of Health show that malaria is still the leading cause of death in Uganda, accounting for over 27% of deaths. OpenMRS is an electronic medical record platform designed to be used in low-resource environments where malaria and many other deadly diseases are endemic such as Uganda, where malaria is the primary cause of death in children. OpenMRS is currently used in over 1,800 medical clinics in 64 countries, providing the health information technology infrastructure that is foundational to over 6.3 million patients...

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iRODS Consortium Welcomes NICS at University of Tennessee as Newest Member at SC15

Press Release | iRods Consortium | November 18, 2015

The National Institute of Computational Sciences (NICS) at the University of Tennessee today became the 13th member of the iRODS Consortium, the membership-based foundation organized to sustain the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS) as free open source data management software. The newest consortium member was announced in the RENCI booth (#181) on the SC15 show floor at the Austin Convention Center.

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It's Time: Cloudera Takes Aim At The Legacy Data Management Solutions Market

Press Release | Cloudera | June 4, 2013

From The Economist Information Forum in San Francisco, Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop, declared today that an evolutionary shift is underway in the advancement of the enterprise data management market... Read More »

Kitware-Leading Open Health Company-Ranked 1245 on the 2012 Inc. 5000 List

Press Release | Kitware | August 24, 2012

Inc. Magazine this week announced the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. Kitware ranked #1245 overall, with three year revenue growth of 248%. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Unified Payments tops this year’s list. Read More »

Lawmakers Dispute DoD, VA’s Claims of Health Record Interoperability

Jared Serbu | Federal News Radio | July 14, 2016

Three months ago, the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs certified to Congress that their electronic health records could finally exchange data in a meaningful way. But lawmakers aren’t satisfied with that assertion and are looking for more clarity on what “interoperability” actually means. With some fanfare, the two departments both attested that they’d met a 2014 congressional mandate to make all of their respective health data interoperable with one another’s IT systems...

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Leading Experts from Apex Data Solutions to Present at the 2016 OSEHRA Summit

Press Release | Apex Data Solutions | June 23, 2016

Apex Data Solutions, a pioneer and leader in enterprise architecture and interoperable platforms, point-of-service data capture, data management, and federation solutions, today announced its experts will be giving two presentations at the 2016 OSERHA Open Source Summit, taking place June 27th- 29th in Bethesda MD.  The first session, “Viva La VistA Revolution! - The Democratization of VistA and Progress toward an Interoperable Enterprise Architecture, will be led by Bob Calco (co-founder), Chief Architect & Lead Developer at Apex Data Solutions. The second session, “VistA js - “Data Federation in the VA Today,” will be given by Guy Esten...

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