Medical software depends on reliable pharmaceutical reference information. Up to now, such information was either incomplete or restricted by non-free licenses. Non-free licenses are often too expensive for free software projects. This is about to change. Yesterday, the drugref.org new website was launched in order to develop a free, independent, and peer reviewed drug database designed for use in expert system engines.
A web interface to the database is partially functional already, information can be contributed now.
We invite all people related to free medical software projects to contribute their bit of information (“adopt a drug”) in order to make this happen as soon as possible for all of us.