Companies are defined as 'for profit' organizations. The companies identified by OHN on the Resources page are primarily involved in providing 'open' health IT software products, support, and services.

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Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for artists, designers, hobbyists and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments. Arduino open-source hardware (OSHW) shares much of the principles and approach of free and open-source software.

Astronaut, LLC

Astronaut EHR is an advanced version of VistA, the electronic health system developed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Astronaut LLC has spent the past 18 years working on a fully modernized EHR based on VistA that leverages new technologies while relying on the solid VistA core to provide a highly capable, well-designed, sophisticated, and usable EHR that has everything needed by medicine practitioners, including mental health practitioners to efficiently record their patient’s data and leverage the date to provide better quality care.

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Audacious Inquiry (Ai)

Audacious Inquiry (Ai) is a health information technology and policy company. We are leading the charge to make healthcare smarter and more connected. Our nationally-recognized consultants work with government, private, and non-profit organizations to rethink how health information is shared, managed, leveraged, and protected.

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AudioCare Systems

AudioCare Systems provides a turnkey health IT solution that handles both inbound and outbound communications between a healthcare provider organization and its patients. Their product has been widely deployed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other government agencies across the country for use in health care facilities, e.g. hospitals, clinics. Read More »

Axial Exchange

Combining the principles of open standards and open source, they seek to enable providers' access to the data from their legacy systems facilitating new integrated applications and the future of true health information exchange. Axial Exchange's stated vision is to interconnect all of the parties in the health ecosystem safely and securely.

AYCAN DigitalSysteme GmbH

AYCAN is a leading innovator of solutions for the medical imaging markets. Building on their initial success and core competency in DICOM technology, AYCAN has expanded their offering with other innovative solutions for medical imaging, such as PACS, DICOM viewing and system integration.

B2 International

B2 International delivers innovative solutions that simplify complex problems in health care information exchange. They pride themselves on reliably delivering industrial-strength tools and software solutions the provide real customer value. Their open source work is based on innovations from our internal R&D as well as our cooperation with experts from national healthcare IT programs.

Bahia Software

Bahia Software S.L. is offering services for FLOSS in ehealth data integration with MIRTH, and in Medical Imaging with Dcm4che Lite Viewer and ClearCanvas PACS/RIS.


Launched in 2014, Bastille is the leader in enterprise threat detection through software-defined radio. Bastille provides full visibility into the known and unknown mobile, wireless and Internet of Things devices inside an enterprise's corporate airspace-together known as the Internet of Radios. Through its patented software-defined radio and machine learning technology, Bastille senses, identifies and localizes threats, providing security teams the ability to accurately quantify risk and mitigate airborne threats that could pose a danger to network infrastructure. 

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Bentham Science Publishers

Bentham Science is a major journal publisher of 116 online and print journals, 150 plus open access journals, and related print/online book series.  Bentham answers the information needs of scientists in the fields of pharmaceutical, biomedical, medical, engineering, technology, computer and social sciences. Read More »

Bika Lab Systems

Bika Lab Systems sponsors and coordinates the open source Bika laboratory information management system (LIMS) project at  It is committed to keep the Bika code free and available and to maintain effective organizational support. Read More »


BioDatomics provides powerful, intuitive bioinformatics tools that help genomic and biomedical researchers glean insights from their data more quickly. Read More »

BioMed Central

BioMed Central is a Science, Technology and Medicine (STM) publisher which has pioneered the open access publishing model. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are peer reviewed and made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. Read More »


Bitscopic is a healthcare analytics and workflow platform empowering organizations to gain unique insights from ever increasing data, and achieve better healthcare outcomes through data driven decisions to optimize care. The company was founded in 2012 by two tech industry veterans who were inspired by the opportunity to use advanced software technology to initially mitigate the spread of infectious diseases. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has development offices in Seattle, WA.

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Black Duck Software

In the process of reporting on a press release announcing the increase in open-source health-related software in 2010, Open Health News talked to Peter Vescuso, Executive Vic Read More »