President and COO of Sun Federal Bill Vass’ Weblog is here.
Once the Inaugural celebrations are finished, the new Obama Administration promises to hit the ground running on a variety of critical programs. Near the top of the list is eHealth reform with more than $20 billion proposed in President Obama’s massive stimulus package.
Per Richard Shilling on the Hardhats list the Federal Government is about to blow the small health IT vendor out of the water in favor of large Health IT corporation cartels: ‘…Well, it’s more like HHS contracted with CCHIT to provide certification services. And, by extension, HHS is supporting a certification scheme that *can cost in excess of $70,000*.
The TriSano team is proud to announced that TriSano™ 1.0 FINAL has been released.
The next generation of disease surveillance and outbreak management has begun to arrive.
You can download it and take it for a spin. The TriSano™ 1.0 Release Notes have a lot of good information on the details.
The secret to a more secure and cost effective government is through open source technologies and products.
The claim comes from one of Silicon Valley’s most respected business leaders Scott McNealy, a co-founder of Sun Microsystems.
He revealed he has been asked to prepare a paper on the subject for the new administration.
This event is for users, developers, and other interested parties to share information about the OpenClinica open source electronic data capture platform. Early bird registration deadline is January 30th.
(Brussels, Belgium) Akaza Research announces the first annual OpenClinica European Summit. The event will be held on April 14, 2009 in Brussels, Belgium and bring together users, developers, and leading service providers of the OpenClinica open source electronic data capture (EDC) software.
The Houston crew (including the editor of this site) are joining together to host an entire conference devoted to FOSS in Healthcare in Houston, TX Summer of 09 (July 31st – Aug 2nd)
We have invited several of the top FOSS projects, including Misys, ClearHealth, WorldVistA, OpenMRS, Tolven, DSS, Medsphere, and Mirth, just to mention a few! We have confirmed speakers from some of the most engaging and intelligent figures in the FOSS Healthcare movement.
THIRD ANNUAL DEMONSTRATING OPEN-SOURCE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS (DOHCS) CONFERENCE LAUNCHES ANNUAL LINUX GATHERING
Lend Your Voice to this Crucial Discussion as America Transitions to a New Era
Arguably, the unique elements of the 2008/2009 recession combined with a change in administration and governing philosophy constitute a unique historical moment as demonstrated by ongoing events:
A new GNUmed live CD is out. With the help of this CD one can test drive GNUmed without altering the currently running environment such as operating system. No installation necessary.
Just download the CD image and either burn it to a CD or set up VirtualBox, Vmware/Vmplayer, QEmu or the likes to accept the CD image as a virtual CD drive.
SCaLE 7x has announced the conference line up for their February 20-22, 2009 event in Los Angeles. The keynote speakers will include, Joe ‘Zonker’ Borckmeier and Bradley Kuhn. A full list of speakers and exhibitors is now available online. In addition to the 45+ speakers at SCaLE, there will be a number of presentations on niche topics at the SCaLE mini-confereinces including: SVN Community Day, Demonstrating Open Source Health Care Solutions, Women in Open Source, Zenoss Community Day, and more. Early bird registration for SCaLE 7x, the 2009 Southern California Linux Expo will end this Monday January 19th. Register at the reduced rate while you still can!
Preferred Family Healthcare has received a three year grant to help with adolescent counseling services. They will be using the open source virtual world sever OpenSim, which works with the Second Life viewer, as well as the Hippo Open Source Viewer.