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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 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." [...]

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US Senate Releases Draft Future Pandemic Preparedness Plan - Asks for Feedback

On June 10, 2020 the US Senate released a white paper titled "Preparing for the Next Pandemic" under the signature of Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee. The white paper has five recommendations to address future pandemics based on lessons learned from COVID-19 and the past 20 years of pandemic planning. "The five recommendations...along with a series of questions at the end of this white paper, are intended to elicit recommendations that Congress can consider and act on this year," Senator Alexander said in a statement, adding that "I am inviting comments, responses, and any additional recommendations for the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to consider. This feedback will be shared with my colleagues, both Democrat and Republican." This feedback from the public will be accepted until June 26, 2020... 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 »

Workshop Lays Out Strategy for Common VistA Code Base

Who Says a Common VistA Code Base is Unattainable? Certainly not the Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA), nor 27 principal developers of VistA who participated in the first OSEHRA Code Alignment Workshop held in Oakland, California, last week. An unprecedented effort, the workshop brought together government and private organizations dedicated to open source solutions for the challenges facing healthcare. Its primary objective was to facilitate rapid innovation for the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA), the electronic health record (EHR) software used by Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities as well as hundreds of medical centers in the U.S. and abroad, totaling approximately 2,500 facilities worldwide. Read More »

World’s Largest Provider Of Bollywood Content Choooses Red Hat For New, Scalable Solution

Press Release | Red Hat, Inc. | July 3, 2013

Hungama deploys Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat JBoss Middleare to achieve savings on total cost of ownership (TCO) Read More »

2015 Health IT Marketing and PR Conference

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 7, 2015 - 8:00am - May 9, 2015 - 2:00pm
Location: 
Las Vegas, NV
United States

We’re really excited to announce the Health IT Marketing and PR Conference (HITMC) schedule. We’ve started posting the HITMC speaker profiles. You’ll see some of the leading thinkers in marketing and PR from inside and outside healthcare and we still have a lot more to add. This two day event will teach some of the latest trends, techniques, and tools in social media marketing, lead generation, event public relations, blogging, search engine optimization (SEO), content marketing, influencing ratings, PR best practices, and much much more. Read More »

Call for Code Hackathon - California Wildfires

Event Details
Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
May 4, 2019 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Calling all Developers, Designers, and Domain Experts! In recognition of Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on May 4, 2019, IBM and 42 Silicon Valley are teaming up to host a one-day hackathon to help developers, engineers, designers, and emergency responders work on projects around Natural Disaster Preparedness and Relief during wildfires with a focus on community health and well-being. The hackathon will be held on the 42 Silicon Valley campus in Fremont, California.

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