TriSano 2.0™ (http://www.trisano.org) is available.
TriSano™ is an open source, citizen-focused surveillance and outbreak management system for infectious disease, environmental hazards, and bioterrorism attacks. It allows local, state and federal entities to track, control and ultimately prevent illness and death.
The Enterprise LAMP Summit for CTOs (Nov. 5-6) will feature a case study about the use of several parts of the LAMP software stack in a sophisticated and highly effective patient white board developed by the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Informatics Center.
On Saturday, Nov. 7, approximately 600 top LAMP developers from around the U.S. will converge on Nashville suburb Franklin, TN, to learn from innovative companies that will share their on-the-ground reports about the latest developments in LAMP offerings and implementation. Note: Nashville, TN is home to some 150+ healthcare companies (many of which can trace their roots back to HCA. This is the FIRST broad open source integration event in this area (there was a Red Hat Summit in recent years). You’ll note, as of now, there is no open source healthcare representation. Let’s change that!
Computerworld has an article that discusses Open Source EMR’s and one persons experience in not choosing VistA due to missing parts.
Nominations are officially open for the 9th annual Linux Medical News Freedom Award to be presented at the November 14th-18th AMIA Fall conference in San Francisco, CA. Deadline for entries is September 30th, 2009. This is NOT a officially sponsored award or event of AMIA. This award is co-sponsored by the IMIA Open Source Working Group. Free and open source software isn’t ‘magic pixie dust’. There are people making significant personal sacrifices as well as doing difficult work to make free software in medicine a reality. Continue reading
The purpose of the FY10 Open Source task force is to develop a white paper focused on open source deployments and opportunities of this technology solution within HIE. The monthly call is the first Thursday of every month at 1:00pm (ET). Contact Holly Gaebel <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> to join this task force. Continue reading
Medical, the Open Source Health and Hospital Information System, has been the winner in SourceForge project of the month.
In the latest release, Medical includes a new section on genetics (NCBI / genecards) and family history. It also contains perinatal and puerperium information.
The 8th National Medical Banking Institute is an exciting cross-industry educational forum for the banking and healthcare communities. At the Institute, we explore how banks are improving healthcare by reducing costs and increasing access and the quality of healthcare.
The International Journal of Medical Banking (http://www.mbproject.org/journal) is intended to educate commerce, government and academia about medical banking principles and technologies.