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Usability of Health IT Tools

Andy Oram | EMR & EHR | October 22, 2015

 

A recent article of mine celebrated a clever educational service offered on the Web by theUS Department of Health and Human Services. I ended with a list of three lessons for the health care field regarding usability of health IT Tools, which deserve further explanation. Communications can be improved by using the advanced features provided by the Web and mobile devices. In the HHS case, developers went to great lengths to provide a comfortable, pleasant experience to anyone who viewed their content, even if the viewers were visiting a different web site and the HHS content was merely embedded there.

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Wake-up Call on Open Source Ownership & Contributor Agreements

Simon Phipps | InfoWorld | June 21, 2013

There was a moment of panic in the open source community this week when a developer on the MariaDB fork of MySQL discovered that Oracle had quietly changed the license on all the man pages for MySQL from GPL to a restrictive proprietary license two months earlier. Read More »

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Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2017

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 24, 2017 (All day) - April 27, 2017 (All day)
Location: 
The Santa Clara Convention Center Santa Clara, CA 95054
United States

The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2017 is the premier event for the diverse and active open source database community, as well as businesses that develop and use open source database software. The conferences have a technical focus with an emphasis on the core topics of MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and other open source databases. The conference is scheduled for April 24-27, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. Tackling subjects such as analytics, architecture and design, security, operations, scalability and performance, Percona Live provides in-depth discussions for high-availability, IoT, cloud, big data and other changing business needs.

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