Publications include major reports, studies, surveys, white papers, and peer reviewed journal articles focused on open source, health IT, and the health care industry.

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FLOSS Manuals

FLOSS Manuals was launched in 2007 to help create better documentation about many of the high quality Free/Libre/Open Source Software (FLOSS) products now available. Today, FLOSS Manuals has more than 120 books about FLOSS products written in more than 30 languages and maintained by more than 3,000 contributors. Read More »

Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) Roadmap 2020

"2020 Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) Roadmap" is published yearly for Open World Forum (OWF). This is a prospective Roadmap, and a projection of the influences that will affect FLOSS between 2010 and 2020. It provides descriptions of FLOSS-related trends as anticipated by OWF contributors over a period of time. Read More »


FreeBooks4Doctors was created to promote free and open access to medical books on the Internet. The web site and books are made available by Flying Publisher.


Frontiers was launched as a grassroots initiative in 2007 by scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland, out of the collective desire to improve the publishing options and provide better tools and services to researchers in the Internet age. Read More »

Governance Framework for Trusted Electronic Health Information Exchange

Released in May 2013, the "Governance Framework for Trusted Electronic Health Information Exchange (HIE)" is intended to serve as the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) guiding principles on HIE governance. Read More »

Government Open Source Policies in 2010

In March 2010, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) released the results of its latest survey on "Government Open Source Policies". This is the seventh update to the CSIS Open Source Policy survey. The survey tracks governmental policies on the use of open source software as reported in the press or other media. Read More »

Health Education Assets Library (HEAL)

Health Education Assets Library (HEAL) is a free, online repository of high quality digital images and health education materials. Medical educators can discover, download, and re-use over 22,000 medical education resources that are in the public domain. Read More »

Healthcare Blue Book

The Healthcare Blue Book is a free, web-based consumer guide to help you determine fair prices in your area for healthcare services. The Blue Book will help you find fair prices for surgery, hospital stays, doctor visits, medical tests and much more.

Healthcare Consumerism & Hospital Quality Report - 2011

HealthGrades.Com is one of America's most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality outcomes. They recently released their 2011 report on Healthcare Consumerism & Hospital Quality in America. It documented patient outcomes at almost 5,000 American hospitals. The report gives some interesting insight as to how patients are using the Internet to find physicians and gauge hospital quality. See full report at HealthGrades.Com Read More »

HIMSS "Health IT Value Suite"

The value of health IT has been questioned by many over the past decade. Recognizing the need for a consistent way to understand, evaluate, and communicate the real-world impact of health IT, HIMSS released the Health IT Value Suite in mid-July 2013. Read More »

HIMSS EMR Adoption Model

HIMSS Analytics, the authoritative source on EMR Adoption trends, devised the EMR Adoption Model to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems.  The EMRAM scores hospitals in the HIMSS Analytics Database on their progress in completing the 8 stages to creating a paperless patient record environment.  To read a detailed description of the stage in the model, go to Read More »

HINARI Programme

The HINARI Project was started back in 2002 by the World Health Organization (WHO) together with major publishing houses. Today, the HINARI Programme provides free or very low cost online access to the major journals in biomedical and related social sciences to local, not-for-profit institutions in developing countries. Read More »

How Open Source is Shaping the Future of Business and Our Lives

How Open Source is Shaping the Future of Business and Our Lives is available from and is part of the 'All Things Open' conference interview series. Read More »

IMIA Applied Clinical Informatics Journal

The official eJournal of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), the online journal Applied Clinical Informatics (ACI), publishes approximately 100 peer-reviewed articles per year. It aims to establish a platform that allows sharing knowledge between clinical medicine and health IT specialists as well as bridging gaps between visionary design and successful and pragmatic deployment. See ACI Journal.

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Internet Archive (IA)

The Internet Archive is a non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library. Its purposes include offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format. It was founded in 1996 and is located in San Francisco, California. Read More »