Three major healthcare groups: Harris (Houston) and Tarrant (Dallas) County Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority (MHMRA) and Gateway to Care are either near Request for Proposal (RFP) or already have proposals for Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems.Read more »
What happens when a fan of Free Software and wikies wish to motivate his girlfriend with her medical studies? You might think of a lot of things but probably not creating a multilanguage wiki about medicine and human health for her. But that is exactly that what this guy did, and he says he couldn't have picked a better gift.Read more »
Two years after throwing over its founders and making a public domain code base proprietary, Medsphere is seeking a new CEO and a new start with the open source movement.Read more »
How does License Proliferation effect medical software and what can we do about it? How to choose a license for your medical software project? What are the implications for the medical FOSS community of various software licenses? This is intended to be a complete guide to free and open source software licensing for medical software. Please comment on how I can make it better.Read more »
IBM researchers on Friday released free software to help public health officials prevent pandemics of diseases such as bird flu or dengue fever.
IBM's Spatiotemporal Epidemiological Modeler (STEM) is a tool for public health scientists worldwide to forecast how diseases will spread in the same way meteorologists predict the paths of storms, according to researchers.Read more »