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I have posted a prepublication draft of my article “Promoting Open Source Software in Government: The Challenges of Motivation and Follow-Through,” published by the Journal of Information Technology & Politics.
In the great Second Coming, when Jobs returned to Apple 1996, he drove the adoption of the open source BSD as Apple's new operating system. This enabled some of the Mac's most popular features.
The big problems faced by contests and challenges in government apps are encouraging developers to turn their cool apps into sustainable products, and getting the public to use them.
OSCon shows that open source health care, although it hasn't broken into the mainstream yet, already inspires a passionate and highly competent community.
popHealth culls quality measures from electronic health records and formats them either for convenient display–so providers can review their quality measures on the Web–or for submission to regulators who require reports on these measures.
Connecting medical devices to electronic health record systems, and the roles of open source software, regulation, and clinical improvement.
Calls to "make Google Health open source" miss the point. Here are some bona fide open source projects in personal health records and electronic health records.
Red Hat’s usual modus operandi is the precise inverse of most companies based on open source. This drives what I heard at Red Hat Summit and JBoss World, solid progress along the lines laid out by Red Hat and JBoss in previous years.
The final installment of this series, about a Sage Commons Congress on
the open-source sharing of genetic research, looks at what Sage
Bionetworks and its friends need to do.
The fourth installment of this series, about a Sage Commons Congress on
the open-source sharing of genetic research, focuses in on the rights
of patients and how they want researchers to treat their data.