OpenEMR

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MI-Squared Dev Talks: How To Develop And Submit Changes To The OpenEMR Project

Ken Chapple | MI-Squared | April 8, 2013

“I want to develop for the OpenEMR project, how do I get started?” [...] Whether you’re a novice or an expert, we welcome your participation in the OpenEMR project. This MI-Squared “Dev Talk” is the first in a series of OpenEMR-related lessons, created by one of our senior developers, Ken Chappell. Ken will walk you through the entire life cycle of contributing a code change you develop to the OpenEMR  open source project. Read More »

Micro Health Center in India to use OpenEMR

Press Release | ZH Healthcare | July 16, 2012

ZH Healthcare will assist HP India in implementing cloud enabled healthcare infrastructure to bring healthcare, health education, and medicine to rural and remote locations in India.

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Minnesota & Great Lake States using VistA & Other Open Source EHR Systems

The installation and use of 'open source' electronic health record (EHR) systems have continued to spread across Minnesota and many other states across the U.S.  See the map of healthcare facilities running some variant of the open source VistA electronic health record (EHR) system in Minnesota and other state Read More »

MMF Systems

MMF is recognized for its surgical information management service for hospitals and surgery centers, which supports over 60 leading hospitals and 6,000 physicians. MMF has now introduced a free Web-based open-source EHR and Practice Management solution for physicians, i.e. OpenEMR.

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Mobile Medical Clinic Arrives To Houston To Help with Disaster Response

Press Release | Stephen F. Austin Community Health Center | September 3, 2017

Stephen F. Austin Community Health Center (SFACHC) is responding to the urgent need for medical help in Brazoria and Galveston communities with the help of Clinica Sierra Vista, a community health center in California. Clinica Sierra Vista is sending a fully equipped medical and dental mobile unit to assist SFACHC care for the displaced residents along the Texas coast where catastrophic Hurricane Harvey flooded homes and vehicles and is preventing the sick and vulnerable from accessing necessary primary care. Read More »

Moving Counter-Clockwise: Lessons from Hurricanes, Floods and Earthquakes

The plethora of natural disasters raises all sorts of complicated but expected issues – from discussions of the legitimacy of global warming to the adequacy (or lack thereof) of on the ground relief efforts. One would have thought that post-Katrina, we would be ready, willing and able to provide immediate relief to those in need of disaster relief...despite capacities, we have been stunningly slow in moving these new services into disaster areas. Instead of technology advancing the ball, it is as if we are moving our clocks backwards. Sure, in the absence of cell towers, creative workarounds have been enabled like ATT&T facilitating communications to/from the mainland for its customers.

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My Updated 2013 List of 'Open Source' Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems

I've been following and reporting on 'open source' electronic health record (EHR) and/or electronic medical record (EMR) systems over the past decade. In the late 1990's and early years of the 21st century, there were several hundred open source EHR/EMR projects that were initiated and posted on sites like SourceForge, GitHub, GForge, Freshmeat, etc. Read More »

Navigating the Challenges of International Teamwork

I started my open source work from Oregon, USA working on a project in the "Republic" of Texas. While that, at first glance, does not sound international in nature, I can assure you that Oregon and Texas might as well be different countries. I experienced both the joy and frustration of working with users from both places that had big cultural differences, as well as overlapping needs. This early experience laid the groundwork for the future, where I got to work at the international level on OpenEMR, an electronic healthcare records system...

Need to improve Health IT systems security

Robert O' Harrow Jr. | The Washington Post | December 25, 2012

Security researchers warn that intruders could exploit known gaps to steal patients’ records for use in identity theft schemes and even launch disruptive attacks that could shut down critical hospital systems. Read More »

NETIC Infoservicios

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Argentina

Netic Infoservices 's mission is to spread the advantages of open source software for the health care profession. It is based in Argentina and services all the Spanish-speaking countries and regions. Read More »

New Technology Makes EMRs Easier, Searchable, More Secure

Press Release | Medal, Inc., HIMSS17 | February 21, 2017

According the the Office of the National Coordinator, roughly 30% of providers have no Health Information Exchange outside of faxing. Medal’s innovative technology “meets providers where they are." Medal makes it easy to share data with its product “print to FHIR." Medal software replaces existing fax-based workflows and streamlines health information sharing, creating opportunities to improve health care, reduce effort, and assist research. Medal also connects to existing health information systems such as EMRs and HIEs using FHIR -- “Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources” -- a quickly emerging standard for health information sharing.

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Obama and Biden Blast EHR Vendors for Data Blocking

As they are winding their terms in office, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden dropped a stink bomb on the health IT industry. Speaking at different events on Friday, January 9th, the President and Vice President both criticized proprietary electronic health record (EHR) vendors as the primary obstacle to the success of their administration’s health care strategy. This is the highest level acknowledgment so far of the serious impact that “lock-in” EHR software vendors are having on America’s medical infrastructure and the ability of physicians to provide medical care.

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OHNews 2013 Readers Choice: 'Open Source' Health IT Systems

As we head towards the end of the year, the global 'open source' software movement continues to grow and strengthen, especially in the field of healthcare. Based on the number of hits by readers of Open Health News (OHNews) on links to our brief profiles of 'open source' Health IT systems, the following are their top choices of interest over the past year: Read More »

Open Source Day at Grace Hopper 2015

The 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) started out like any other, with a giant room filled with thousands of women with a passion for technology and computing. This year's welcome keynote opened with green lights strobing over a dark room. What a way to highlight the rows and rows of women ready to learn, connect, and join new communities. Telle Whitney, founder of GHC, was first to the podium and offered a heartfelt and sincere welcome message that brought a tear to my eye. She spoke of the women who built GHC from their vision of a better future, where women and men take equal part in technology, and of her diagnosis of an auto immune disease. But she's doing well she says, and thanked everyone for their thoughts and concern...

Open source EHR systems empower America's community health centers

Luis Ibanez | OpenSource.Com | July 31, 2013

How the economics of open source make sense for large scale, national healthcare infrastructure projects. Read More »