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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 Jason Goldwater and Alison Muckle
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.
by Fred Trotter
Open Source software will power a new Internet layer, the Health Internet, which will finally make healthcare data liquid. The Health Internet will finally change healthcare the same way the Internet changed everything else; better, faster, cheaper.
How one person’s desire to know if his vitamins really worked became a set of tools for doing open, crowd-sourced health experiments. By combining data and analysis from engaged individuals, we can answer big questions traditionally asked exclusively by pharma companies and research institutions. And for less than 1/1000 of the cost.
Most medical devices today use proprietary/custom software platforms (operating systems, messaging framework, alarms, etc.). This talk will present the Shahid's recent work using FOSS to build safety-critical medical devices and the challenges associated with such solutions. Shahid will present architectures considered, the benefits and detriments, and findings of real-world FOSS implementations.
by Mark Dachille, Vickie Hoffman and Thomas Jones
At the 2010 OSCON, Roberts-Hoffman Software, Inc.(RHS) selected Tolven's open source framework to develop a hospital electronic health record plug-in. RHS will focus on the emerging trend for vendors to collaborate in an open source model to address the many challenges of healthcare. RHS will share collaborating with Tolven and Lexicomp to meet governmental healthare regulations.
by Vaibhav Bhandari and Umesh Madan
Do you want to enable your doctor to send your health information through an e-mail in secure way? Well, the Direct Project enables better patient care, and reduces cost of Healthcare by providing a standard and simple mechanism to share Healthcare information between providers, organizations and consumers. The project is an exemplary collaboration of public and private sector.
25th–29th July 2011