The federal government created Meaningful Use certification to help promote the widespread adoption of Electronic Health Records. The first and only open source system to receive the certification is ClearHealth under the GPL. We'll take a crash course in Meaningful Use and what it takes to get compliant using open source systems.
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.