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Why Free Software is a Matter of Life and Death

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Free software has an importance that extends way beyond the world of software. But for most people, it's hard to understand why software freedom is really that important. So this new report “Killed by Code: Software Transparency in Implantable Medical Devices” from the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) provides a handy opportunity to get the message across.

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6 of the Best Free Linux Electronic Medical Records Software

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In developed countries, healthcare workers represent a significant proportion of the working population. For example, in the United Kingdom, more than 1 million people work for the National Health Service, a publicly funded healthcare system. Medical software therefore has a huge market to tap.

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PatientOS GPLv3 EMR for physician offices

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PatientOS Open Source EMR v0.99 "Falchion" Edition Released

PatientOS EMR is an open source health care information system with a comprehensive toolkit to customize the EMR to meet the needs of Hospitals, Clinics and Businesses seeking to integrate an EMR with their software.

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Let your medical practice go open source with Gnumed

http://www.ghacks.net

Gnumed is an open source management tool for medical practices. If your practice (or a practice you do IT for) is in need of an electronic record-keeping system, and you do not want to have to shell out your entire IT budget for a proprietary solution, Gnumed might be the perfect tool for you.

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MResult Healthcare and PatientOS announce new approach for cost-effective Electronic Medical Records

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MResult Healthcare and PatientOS announced today a new cost-effective solution for implementing Electronic Medical Records.

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Call For Ban on Federal Money for Proprietary EMR's.

http://linuxmednews.com

Without a ban on federal money for purchasing proprietary Electronic Medical Record software and requirements for licenses such as the Affero General Public License that safeguard public rights and ensures sustainability, we will become a nation of renters of poorly performing health IT software infrastructure that taxpayers paid dearly for, and will pay for again and again."

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IntraHealth Open Launch: Bringing Open Source to Africa

http://www.intrahealth.org

Using Web-based interfaces, mobile phones and PDAs, open source systems can provide far-reaching and innovative tools to support increased efficiency, productivity and performance of health services and information to meet the needs of families and communities across Africa.

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PatientOS Open Source (GPL) EMR/EHR v0.85 released

http://www.patientos.org

PatientOS is an Open Source EMR for Hospitals, Physician Offices and other Healthcare Facilities. Version 0.85 brings the following features:

- All new look and feel.
- Role based security.
- Multi-facility logic.
- Extensive tool and chart enhancements.
- Progress Notes
- Custom physician documentation
- Detailed allergy, symptom, diagnosis, problem lists.

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Leading Hospital Relies on Red Hat Solutions for Improved Reliability and Patient Care

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Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital in Boston, Mass., has migrated to Red Hat solutions

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McKesson Migrates To Linux As Boost To Patient Safety

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The healthcare services company moved 50 of its 70 applications to Linux over the last two years and will complete the process with the remaining 20 within a year or two.

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Cathedral vs. Bazaar in HIT-OSS

http://linuxmednews.com

Observation of the trends in many HIT OSS projects leads me to believe that our niche in the OSS world prefers the Cathedral model (Eric S. Raymond's definition) rather than the Baazar model.

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Hospital software vendor McKesson uses Linux to heal IT budgets

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In 2004, health care software vendor McKesson Provider Technologies began focusing on ways to cut IT costs for customers, including hospitals and medical offices. The cure for IT cost bloat: moving many of McKesson's medical software applications to Linux, which could then be used on less expensive commodity hardware instead of expensive mainframes.

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PatientOS - an open source healthcare information system

http://www.patientos.org

PatientOS, an Open Source (free) Electronic Medical Record (EMR) has released version 0.21 - a major update to physician office scheduling - custom appointment types, overbooking, rescheduling, multiple resource viewing, custom work schedules and more.

An online demo is available.

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Notebooks for all

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A Canadian alternative to the much talked about "one hundred dollar laptop" is making the rounds of the region in the hope of winning support from governments by offering a different solution to bridge the digital divide.

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Can open source save the doctor-patient relationship?

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Over at my health care blog, I’m asking whether open source is the cure for what ails health care IT.

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