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EMRs Gone in 60 Seconds

Lt. Col. William E. Geesey | Government Health IT | October 18, 2011

We set out to evaluate how well mobile hardware and accompanying apps would perform in a field environment and whether these were practical devices for medics to use when documenting patient care downrange. We used a prototype app, Patient, which was developed specifically for interfacing with the TCCC and MACE prototype apps. Read More »

HHS Launches Leading Health Indicators App Challenge

Molly Merrill | Healthcare IT News | October 31, 2011

“The LHIs are a call to action in critical public health areas that demand our immediate attention,” said Howard K. Koh, MD, HHS assistant secretary for health. “We can solve the most pressing health problems in this country, and the LHIs prioritize our actions for a healthier future.” Read More »

Novena Whips Up An Open Source Laptop From Scratch

Serdar Yegulalp | InfoWorld | January 9, 2014

Novena Project aims to create an entirely open source laptop, from the iron down to the bits, and a prototype already exists Read More »

popHealth App Challenge Launched by ONC and Health 2.0

We should be seeing major improvements to the open source popHealth reporting tool as a result of a Challenge Award just announced by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Health 2.0. It is hoped that the awards will  motivate developers to create innovative applications that will enhance the open source tool beyond its current capabilities. The hope is that the challenge will generate new methods of leveraging the program’s current reporting functions and open source framework to help providers better understanding and care for patient populations...

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