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IST Funds Many Health Related Projects

It seems as though the Europeans continue to be out in front of the US in adopting open source in healthcare: Information Society Technology (IST) is an executive organization consisting of 15 European countries that among other things funds healthcare technology projects, part of which are required to be in the public domain. Many of these projects sound ambitious. Support for open source can be found in their vision statement: “Start creating…seamless delivery of services and applications in Europe relying…upon testbeds and open source software…develop and converge the networking infrastructure in Europe to world-class” With more speeches here.