Home Messages Index
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
Author IndexDate IndexThread Index

[News] Free Software in Healthcare and Biology: Good Signs

  • Subject: [News] Free Software in Healthcare and Biology: Good Signs
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2010 03:23:15 +0000
  • Followup-to: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • User-agent: KNode/4.3.1
Hash: SHA1

Open Source Company Kitware Announces New Availability to its MIDAS Server
to Further Research Collaboration and Open Science

,----[ Quote ]
| Kitware, a company that builds open source 
| platforms and develops advanced research 
| solutions to overcome the challenges of our 
| time, today announced it is opening up the 
| main infrastructure of MIDAS under a 
| nonrestrictive license allowing freedom to 
| install the MIDAS server on location and 
| build on top of the platform for free.


Q&A: Connecting in Connecticut

,----[ Quote ]
| How important is an open-source solution 
| for HIE, when interoperability is required 
| for compliance with federal mandates?
| The Nationwide Health Information Network, 
| and the fact that it is using open-source 
| technology, really led us to start our own 
| in-house project. Given that, it was a 
| natural for us to move over to Misys.


Open-Source Health IT Proponents Weigh In on Proposed 'Meaningful Use' Requirements

,----[ Quote ]
| Proponents of open-source health IT systems 
| have some concerns about the recently 
| proposed "meaningful use" rules, including 
| the time frame for electronic health record 
| certification and adoption.


Biana: a software framework for compiling biological interactions and analyzing networks

,----[ Quote ]
| A web interface to BIANA providing basic 
| functionalities is also available. The 
| software can be downloaded under GNU GPL 
| license from 
| http://sbi.imim.es/web/BIANA.php.



Sage Bionetworks, Biologyâs Open Source Spark, Snags âMajorâ Donation from Quintiles

,----[ Quote ]
| Sage didnât disclose how much the donation is
| worth in its statement announcing the news. But
| Friend, the founder of Rosetta Inpharmatics and
| former senior vice president of cancer research at
| Merck, said he had received $5 million of
| commitments from anonymous donors when he first
| publicly unveiled the Sage effort back in March.


What might help open source biology most?

,----[ Quote ]
| A recession.
| The open source movement was launched in 1998, and
| the Free Open Source Software (FOSS) movement came
| much earlier, but it was the millennial recession
| I call the âdot-bombâ that put it into overdrive.

Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux)


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
Author IndexDate IndexThread Index