2009 Linux Medical News Freedom Award Recipients

It was a difficult choice this year among many worthy people and projects but the panel of judges has spoken. The recipients of the 2009 Linux Medical News Freedom Award presented at the American Medical Informatics Association (amia.org) Fall Conference are the open source, US Government NHIN Connect project and Kevin Toppenberg, MD for his invaluable work and use of Veterans Affairs VistA in the private sector.

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FLOSS in health care track at Med-e-Tel 2010, 14-16 April, Luxembourg

The 8th annual Med-e-Tel conference (14-16 April 2010) will include a track that is dedicated specifically to Free/Libre Open Source Software in Health Care (FLOSS-HC).If you, your company or your organization is active or interested in FLOSS-HC Med-e-Tel is the place to be in 2010. One of the main goals of the FLOSS track is to serve as a forum for all people and organizations interested in FLOSS-HC, as a meeting place for old and new FLOSS-HC enthusiasts and a place for exchanging ideas, knowledge and experience and setting up new collaborations.

Over the years, Med-e-Tel has shown its dedication in addressing the needs of people from all over the world, including developing countries, but also providing industrial partners a place for networking, education and presentation of their work to a worldwide audience.
Contributions are highly welcome. Participants interested in contributing to one of the sessions are invited to submit their work in form of a paper through the online abstract submission. Additionally there is the opportunity to present work or ideas in form of a poster. Other options for presenting FLOSS products will be a live demonstration session of FLOSS software applications. The last option to present FLOSS products is in the industrial exposition.
For more information please visit the website
(http://www.medetel.eu/index.php?rub=educational_program&page=benefits_of_open_source_software_in_health_care) or contact us via email at: