Call for participation Med-e-Tel FLOSS-HC track (6-8 April 2011, Luxembourg)

The 2nd FLOSS in health care track at Med-e-Tel 2011 will take place at the 6-8 April 2011 in Luxembourg. Contributions are highly welcome.

After the success of its first edition at Med-e-Tel 2010 (23 speakers, 1 keynote presentation, 1 panel discussion), the Free/Libre Open Source Software in Health Care (FLOSS-HC) track 2011 aims to create the leading European summit bringing together FLOSS-HC developers, service providers and users from all over the world to cross-fertilize Open technological, business and social initiatives to shape the future of open health care systems.

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Implementing FreeMED in Guatemala

Through the efforts of the FreeMED Software Foundation, many generous donors and help from the Pop-Wuj Spanish Language School, we were able to install an advanced electronic medical record, somewhat customized, for the a clinic in Quezeltenagno, Guatemala. The clinic, on its way to be self sustaining, serves the poor and under-served in the region with outreach to many of the smaller Pueblos. Triumphs and problems are detailed here but the system is up and running.