Sessions tagged with 'health'

Teddy Bachour (Microsoft)
The Microsoft Connected Health Platform (CHP) provides open toolkits and guidance for the information and communication technology (ICT) community to help them speed architecture, design and deployment of interoperable, efficient, and scalable e-Health infrastructures and solutions for the health industry.
Andrew Hart (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory), David Kale (Children's Hospital Los Angeles), Heather Kincaid (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
Medical informatics lags behind the progress of other “big data” domains, in large part because data is often held hostage in proprietary applications and schema. We present a grid software solution to this problem that utilizes NASA JPL’s Object Oriented Data Technology (OODT) and is being deployed at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to enable new data-driven clinical decision support tools.
Melanie Swan (Broader Perspective)
How low-cost DNA sequencing, the DIYbio movement, and open source collaboration technologies are colliding to allow unprecedented peer collaboration in tackling the critical contemporary challenge of creating a new era of health and biology. Biology is the next open source frontier. Open platforms, current projects, and ways to participate in citizen science genomics are described.
Karen Sandler (GNOME Foundation)
When Karen discovered she had a potentially life threatening heart condition, the last thing she expected was to come up against proprietary software. Now, with a heart device implanted in her body, she and SFLC have been working to show how free and open source software is essential on implantable medical devices. In this talk, Karen discusses her professional and personal view of the issues.
Roni Zeiger (Smart Patients)
Google Health is an application with an open API, and its long term success depends on the developer community building useful applications that help people achieve their health goals. In this talk, we will describe this model and the role of developers who create specialized solutions - especially mobile ones - for people with specific health needs.
Fred Trotter (FredTrotter.com)
This is an overview of everything going on in Open Source Healthcare Software. If you can only attend one healthcare talk this should be it. Get an overview of what you need to know about this movement, which has it own history (it existed in parallel to the free software movement since the 70's) and is fast becoming the dominant force in Healthcare Informatics.
Dykki Settle (CapacityPlus - IntraHealth International, Inc), Carl Leitner (IntraHealth International)
Many low-resource countries suffer from a critical shortage of health workers. A mature national HRIS enables decision makers to more effectively recruit, train, and retain health professionals. We discuss the use of the open source iHRIS Suite to meet country needs, standards for sharing information, and interoperability between the various components of a complete health information system.
Open source software developed by Tolven has incorporated principles for assuring privacy from the Health Record Banking Alliance in order to fulfill national requirements for privacy protection of health care information in the Netherlands. The RijnmondNet project provides a valuable model for securing exchange of personal health care information in the United States.
Moderated by: Andy Oram, Brian Behlendorf, Deb Bryant, David Riley & Fred Trotter
A place for people working on open source projects in health care to discuss needs, barriers, and stresses, and for those interested in joining such projects to hook up.
David Riley (Federal Health Architecture, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Department of Health and Human Services), Brian Behlendorf (World Economic Forum)
This session will provide attendees with an update on the CONNECT technology solution and an overview of how government is using this open source solution to create health information exchanges and tie into the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN).
Moderated by: Andy Oram, Brian Behlendorf, Deb Bryant, David Riley & Fred Trotter
There are so many to choose from--but which standards in health care records facilitate effective interoperability and reaching out to small health care providers as well as patients? Which should open source advocates support?
Tony McCormick (Medical Information Integration, LLC), Samuel Bowen, MD ( Open Source Medical Software)
The ongoing saga of leading a diverse team of volunteer and contracted developers through the process of getting OpenEMR up to a the standards for ARRA Meaningful certification in 2011 and beyond.
Phillip Longman (New America Foundation)
The FOSS model brings a fundamental and desperately needed paradigm shift to healthcare. This session will highlight how FOSS cures the chronic underachievement of clinical transformation via “legacy software industry business models” by closely aligning software evolution and adoption with evidence based medicine.
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Tim O'Reilly introduces the Health IT track at OSCON.
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