open source solutions

See the following -

OSEHRA Community Undertakes Long-Elusive Alignment of VistA Code Base

Press Release | OSEHRA | November 25, 2014

The first Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) VistA Code Alignment Workshop was held in Oakland, California, November 19-21, 2014. An unprecedented effort, the workshop brought together 27 principal developers of VistA from government and private organizations dedicated to open source solutions for the challenges facing healthcare. The primary objective of the workshop was to achieve compatibility among contributed code within the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA), the EHR software used at approximately 2,500 facilities worldwide. “A VistA code base with a common community-aligned platform will allow an unimpeded exchange of innovations and reduce duplicitous developments among users and developers,” said Dr. Seong K. Mun, President of OSEHRA. Read More »

Qualidigm Announces New Chief Executive Officer

Press Release | Qualidigm | April 4, 2013

Qualidigm, the national health care consulting company headquartered in Rocky Hill, Conn., has named Timothy M. Elwell as its new CEO following an extensive national search. Effective immediately, Elwell succeeds Marcia K. Petrillo as CEO. Petrillo, who announced her retirement last June, led the growing and award-winning organization for more than 37 years. Read More »

Red Hat CIO Lee Congdon To Speak At Open Source Think Tank

Press Release | Red Hat | March 18, 2013

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Red Hat CIO Lee Congdon will be a featured keynote speaker at Open Source Think Tank on March 21, 2013... Read More »

Red Hat Earns CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation

Press Release | The CEO Roundtable on Cancer | June 3, 2013

Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source software solutions, headquartered in Raleigh, NC, is leading by example when it comes to promoting workplace wellness and encouraging healthier behavior. Read More »

Red Hat Helps Intermountain Healthcare Migrate to an Open Source Infrastructure

Press Release | Red Hat | August 24, 2017

Red Hat, Inc...today announced that Intermountain Healthcare is using Red Hat solutions to help the company transform its existing infrastructure by migrating services from a proprietary platform to an open source Red Hat stack. By implementing Red Hat platforms, Intermountain Healthcare is moving towards a more streamlined and modern IT environment offering enterprise-wide IT automation and on-demand services, enabling them to do more while decreasing complexity.

Read More »

Red Hat Helps Public Health England Use Open Source to Pursue Hybrid Cloud Operations

Press Release | Red Hat | April 30, 2019

Red Hat, today announced that Public Health England (PHE), an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care in the United Kingdom, is using Red Hat's open hybrid cloud technologies to support modern digital public health services in the UK. To better support its scientific community, PHE sought to pursue an information and communication technology strategy that embraced modern computing architectures and solutions, including high-performance computing (HPC) and multicloud operations, and one built from an open, automation-centric ecosystem that could integrate a fragmented, proprietary set of existing systems.

Read More »

Red Hat Recognizes Cutting-Edge Open Source Deployments In Seventh Annual Innovation Awards

Press Release | Red Hat | June 10, 2013

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the finalists of the seventh annual Red Hat Innovation Awards. The awards program recognizes customers, partners and communities for their outstanding use, innovation, and extension of Red Hat technology. Read More »

Second annual Healthcare IT Marketing Conference (HITMC)

Prolific blogger and health IT media magnate, John Lynn and I are teaming up again for the second year to produce and deliver a marketing conference focused on helping digital health, health IT, and medical device  innovators. We’re going to be providing actionable advice and specific techniques you can use to cut through the noise when trying to market healthcare and medical tech products to physicians, hospitals, health systems, ACOs, patients, and similar customers. Read More »

Spain's Cenatic to Focus on Open Source Reuse and Certification

In 2015, Cenatic, the open source software resource centre of the Spanish government, will campaign to get enterprises to implement, share and re-use open source solutions. The centre wants to help companies select the right free software solutions. It will also promote sharing and re-use, and reinforce the network of free software service providers. Read More »

Specsavers Focuses on Red Hat to Drive Open Source Technology Vision

Press Release | Red Hat | July 9, 2014

World's leading optician selects Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat JBoss Middleware to streamline costs & business efficiencies Read More »

Success Of GNU Health Goes Beyond Free Software

Jen Wike | opensource.com | March 12, 2013

In 2006, Luis Falcón founded GNU Health, a free health information system that recently recieved the "Best Project of Social Benefit" award given by the Free Software Foundation. Read More »

The 1.5+ Trillion Dollar HITECH Act

Hopefully, the public statements made by President Obama and Vice President Biden will lead to a public debate over the monumental problems that the HITECH Act and proprietary EHR vendors have caused the American people. While the press continues to report the figure of $35 billion as the cost of implementing EHRs, that figure does not tell the entire story. Perhaps the next step is to provide accountability and transparency. That would start with firm numbers regarding the real costs of EHR implementations forced on an unprepared healthcare system by the HITECH Act.

Read More »

The Coming Push For Open Source Everything

Paul Venezia | InfoWorld | July 22, 2013

When we can no longer trust proprietary hardware or software, open source becomes the only option Read More »

Trade Group Calls For Level Playing Field, Publishes Guideline On Procurement

Gijs Hillenius | European Commission (EC) | March 19, 2014

Public administrations should give a fair chance to open source when procuring IT solutions, says the OSB Alliance, a trade group for some ninety German, Swiss and Austrian open source ICT service providers. "All other things being equal, open source software should be preferred because of its benefits." [...]

Read More »

Why Big City #OpenGov Solutions Don’t Always Work For Small Towns

Caitria O’Neill | PBS | May 8, 2013

I work for a civic technology startup in San Francisco, but I’m a small-town native who works daily with small to midsized communities. As such, when I read or hear about the latest “answer” to civic problems, created by a team of geniuses and piloted in one of the largest cities in the country, I’m a little wary. Read More »