SCALE, (Southern California Linux Exposition) has recently released a call for papers for its healthcare day. Generally we are interested in seeing solid presentations of the application of Free and Open Source Software to the healthcare environment. If you are doing something innovative that the world needs to know about, this is your opportunity! Read on for more information regarding the type of topics that would be welcome!
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
Case Studies of using Open Source in health care environments
Relevance of Open Source software and open standards for the Health Care industry
Integrating proprietary systems with Open Source
VistA � The Open Source EMR used by over 800 hospitals of the Veterans’ Administration
Open Source in the National Health Information Network (NHIN)
Integrating proprietary systems with Open Source software
Open Source in regional health information organizations (RHIO)
Open Source in private medical practices.
What to consider when choosing Open Source software for health care environments
Current and future growth of Open Source in health care
Use of Open Source software for health care in government and non�profit settings
Open Source in medical research settings and studies
Practical applications of Open Source in medical/health care settings
Read the CFP for more information regarding how to submit.