popHealth is an open source tool that allows healthcare providers to calculate quality measures. A quality measure is a calculation of the number of individuals in a population that meet a specific standard of care. This ONC sponsored effort integrates with electronic health record systems using standards based patient summary documents to calculate and report on quality measures.
by Alison Muckle and Jason Goldwater
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) commissioned a Study and Report on Open Source Health Information Technology (health IT) as part of its obligation under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH). This represented the first time the Federal Government has ever invested resources into a study of open source EHRs
by Charlie Quinn
Case study in using open data and open source systems to enable research in personalized medicine. Will show how we leverage publicly available data along with clinical and experimental data from collaborators in 5 different countries to advance disease detection and personalized medicine.
by Andrzej Taramina
This presentation will review the benefits and challenges of using an open source XML database in Healthcare applications. Specific focus will be on the use of HL7 3.0 CDA XML formats for patient records and on the use of the eXist open source XML database and XQuery in the management, presentation, analysis and integration of medical data from existing systems.
25th–29th July 2011