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[News] Unprecedented Progress for Free Software in Healthcare

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Open Source electronic medical record Medscribbler is released

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| Scriptnetics, the leader in Tablet computer mobile healthcare applications, 
| announced today its release of the proprietary source code for the 
| Medscribbler electronic medical record, EMR, to the open source community. 
| Installable components and the code for programmers are available at the 
| globally recognized open source portal, Sourceforge.net.    


Rockefeller makes support for open source explicit

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| While introducing his bill Rockefeller did not mention Medsphere, whose 
| software is installed at many state hospitals. Instead he focused on the 
| Veteran Administration’s VistA system, and the NHIN-Connect system for 
| linking medical records installed by Harris Corp., which includes a lot of 
| open source software from Sun.    


HITS beyond: Rockefeller's bill would boost open-source EHRs for rural use 


Open Source Mobile Technology Software Reinventing Health Care in Developing

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| Merging his expertise in the areas of computer science, medicine and public 
| health with his business partner’s background in technology, spurred the 
| development of a sustainable mobile software tool to aid in disease 
| surveillance and the collection   
| of public health data in developing nations. Officially established as an 
| electronic data collection standard by the World Health Organization, 
| Selanikio’s EpiSurveyor is now the most widely adopted open source mobile 
| health software in the world.   


EpiSurveyor and the Call For Open Source Mobile Healthcare Applications

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| The announcement also points out that in developing parts of the world where 
| laptops and computers are less prevalent, mobile devices such as cell phones 
| are still in wide use. EpiSurveyor is being especially widely used in Africa, 
| but is also in use in Indonesia and many other parts of the world. Interested 
| parties can download it here, and also download a manual for it. There are 
| also videos showing field tests of EpiSurveyor.     



What Obama promised open source health IT

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| Proprietary vendors, especially in the health care space, are experts at
| creating Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt (FUD) concerning open source. They will
| offer government “proven solutions” while open source advocates will offer
| tools the government might build on.


Healthcare Conference to Focus on Open Source Solutions

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| Panels, presentations, and Birds of a Feather meetings are certainly the
| highlight of next month's Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE), but that's
| not the only thing happening during the event. The Demonstrating Open Source
| Health Care Solutions (DOHCS) conference will be co-located with SCALE and
| both will get underway on Friday, February 20, 2009.

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