The Open Source Effect: Akaza Research Provides Insight into Rapid Growth of OpenClinica

OpenClinica, the open source clinical trials software has seen a surge in usage over the past year, according to survey data released today by Akaza Research.

“Our recent survey of the OpenClinica community showed strong expansion in all key measurements of system usage,” said Cal Collins, Chief Executive Officer at Akaza. “In the past year we have seen doubling in the number of OpenClinica users and subjects, and a nearly 10-fold increase in regulatory submissions.”

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Medical FLOSS Repository: An update from

As you might know (formerly tries to provide a comprehensive and structured overview of Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects for the health care domain.

After the initial launch 6 months ago it recently welcomed the 200th project in its repository: the GPL-licensed iDART software – iDART is the abbreviation of “Intelligent Dispensing of Antiretroviral Treatment” and according to its authors addresses many of the challenges faced by public ART dispensing pharmacies in developing countries.

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