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Use open source software - it makes things better, says UK

Toby Wolpe | ZDNet | March 18, 2013

Open source gets the official seal of approval from the UK government in new guidelines that mandate its use over proprietary products. Read More »

Using Open Source in the Enterprise - 13 CIOs Embracing Free and Open Source Software

Edward Qualtrough | CIO | November 11, 2015

Open source enterprise use cases appear to be on the rise, at least anecdotally, with an increasing number of CIOs, IT directors and Chief Technology Officers telling CIO UK about investigating and adopting free and open source alternatives to proprietary software as they seek to gain freedom and flexibility, cut costs, increase agility, improve code quality and avoid vendor lock-in.

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VA Announces Launch of 'Lighthouse Lab' at HIMSS18 Conference

Press Release | US Department of Veterans Affairs | March 7, 2018

...the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the launch of a “beta” version of its Lighthouse Lab, a computer platform offering software developers access to tools for creating mobile and web applications that will help Veterans better manage their care, services and benefits....Considered the “front door” to VA’s vast data stores, Lighthouse is the department’s application programming interface (API) management platform, and functions similar to a waiter’s role in a restaurant — the critical link communicating orders to the “kitchen.” For VA, the kitchen is the system that will prepare the order then deliver it back to the waiter, or API.

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VA Post-iEHR Strategy Takes Shape As VistA Evolution

David Perera | FierceGovernmentIT | January 29, 2014

The Veterans Affairs Department's immediate post-iEHR strategy for modernizing its electronic health record is taking shape under the banner of "VistA Evolution," with the Veterans Health Administration releasing Jan. 27 a solicitation for support services in its office of Health Systems Informatics. Read More »

VA Pushing For Services Via Mobile Devices

Andy Medici | Federal Times | November 13, 2013

Health care management at the Veterans Affairs Department will eventually be going mobile, according to a key official. Read More »

Why Is True Interoperability Crucial To Healthcare’s Future?

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | January 6, 2014

As the work between the Departments of Defense (DOD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) has shown, true EHR interoperability is no small feat. The two federal agencies have put in considerable time, energy, and resources and still find themselves short of achieving fully interoperable EHR systems and under the gun with Congress demanding to see a detailed plan by the end of the month. Read More »

Why Southeast Asia Should Embrace the Open Source Movement

Thomas Gorissen | e27 | October 21, 2015

In the last five years, Southeast Asia has grown to become a big consumer of modern web technologies to create digital products and services. More and more tech companies from the US are opening offices here and many with the goal to build engineering and development offices for their regional needs.

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Your Team's Differentiator Isn't Its Tech

In 2016, I launched Open Innovation Labs, a place where people seeking to leverage the principles of openness can work with a seasoned team to build innovative software that solves their most pressing business problems. It has been an exciting and daunting undertaking. Today, Open Innovation Labs imparts knowledge and best practices that emerge from the world's most successful open source projects, and we provide a residency-style experience that immerses teams in those practices. We generally partner with companies looking to do two things: Either they want to move quickly and be disruptive, or they see disruption as an existential threat and seek to adapt their behaviors to facilitate a more rapid pace of change...

Open Source, Open Standards 2013

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 18, 2013 (All day)
Location: 
America Square Conference Centre London
United Kingdom

Open Source, Open Standards 2013 is the leading summit exploring how to take full advantage of open technology solutions across the public sector, from delivering innovative and open IT services to driving savings.

HANDI Health Apps Fall 2014

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 4, 2014 (All day) - November 5, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
Birmingham
United Kingdom

HANDI Health Apps will be holding its Fall conference at the NEC, in Birmingham, UK, on November 4th and 5th. The conference will be co-located with the @EHI Live conference. The conference will hold 7 workshops over the two-days. Each workshop will have a panel of 3 or 4 speakers who will each spend 5 minutes to set the scene leaving 40 minutes for you to ask questions and contribute to the discussion. Read More »

EHI Live 2015

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 3, 2015 (All day) - November 4, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
National Exhibition Centre Birmingham
United Kingdom

EHI live, now in its 8th year, is the UK's leading exhibition for digital health, hospital information and healthcare innovation. The event attracts visitors and delegates from around the UK and beyond who are keen to learn from industry leaders and examine new technologies. The EHI Live exhibition gives visitors the chance to see the best that NHS IT suppliers have to offer. EHI Live will take place in Birmingham, UK, Nov 3-4, in Hall 1 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. The event will host more than 250 exhibitors showcasing the latest advances in IT healthcare solutions. It will also feature free-to-attend conferences that will address the major healthcare IT industry issues such...[including] the annual HANDI Health Apps conference which features its own specialist app zone, a feature dedicated to the use of open source technology.

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HANDI Health Apps Conference 2015

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 3, 2015 (All day) - November 4, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Hall 1 Birmingham NEC Birmingham
United Kingdom

HANDI Health Apps is the first national conference dedicated to health and care apps and lightweight digital tools to take place in the UK.  Now in its third-year this event is a “must attend” for app developers, health and care professionals, managers and commissioners and others seeking to understand how digital tools can support the delivery of efficient, patient centred care. HANDI Health Apps will take place in Birmingham, UK, Nov 3-4, in Hall 1 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham.

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Open PHACTS Conference: Linking Life Science Data: Design to Implementation, and Beyond

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 18, 2016 (All day) - February 19, 2016 (All day)
Location: 
Vienna
Austria

Open PHACTS will be hosting a two-day conference in Vienna, Austria on the 18–19 February, 2016. The conference will include a variety of expert speakers and open discussions on linking data in the life sciences domain. Day 1 will focus on what has been achieved so far in this domain, by the Open PHACTS project and by others. Discussions will include an overview of how the domain has evolved, demonstrations of what can be done with existing linked data, and a poster competition where you can show off your own uses of linked life science data.

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