Major collaborative, open source health IT software development projects focused on creating innovative new systems and technologies.

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Kenya Open Data

The Kenya Open Data web site makes public government data accessible to the people of Kenya. High quality national census data, government expenditure, parliamentary proceedings and public service locations are just some of what is already online. Read More »


LiverTox, a National Institues of Health (NIH) web site, provides up-to-date, accurate, and easily accessed information on the diagnosis, cause, frequency, patterns, and management of liver injury attributable to prescription and nonprescription medications, herbals and dietary supplements.  LiverTox also includes a case registry that will enable scientific analysis and better characteriza Read More »

Million Veteran Program (MVP)

Million Veteran Program (MVP) is a national, voluntary research program funded entirely by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Research & Development. The goal of MVP is to partner with Veterans receiving their care in the VA Healthcare System to study how genes affect health. Read More »

Mobile Technology for Community Health (MOTECH) Suite

Mobile Technology for Community Health (MOTECH) Suite is an open source enterprise software package designed by the Grameen Foundation to connect popular mHealth technologies to strengthen healthcare systems by streamlining patient data collection and improving patient engagement. MOTECH has the capacity to reach illiterate patient populations as well as patient populations in rural areas and works by connecting frontline worker systems such as CommCareHQ, eHealth systems such as OpenMRS and DHIS2, and communication systems such as IVR, SMS, and email to improve healthcare delivery. The MOTECH platform is designed to work effectively in low-resource settings, apply to a broad range of health domains, and meet the needs of large patient populations.

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National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS)

National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) is an Internet-based infrastructure for public health surveillance and data exchange developed and maintained by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). Many states have used in-house resources to develop NEDSS compatible applications. Read More »

National EMS Information System (NEMSIS)

The National Emergency Medical Services Information System (NEMSIS) is a national effort to standardize the data collected by EMS agencies. Over time it is expected that NEMSIS will become the national repository that will be used to store EMS data from every state in the nation. Read More »

National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)

National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). NGC was originally created by AHRQ in partnership with the American Medical Association and America's Health Insurance Plans. Read More »

National Health Information Network (NHIN)

The Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) is being developed to provide a secure, nationwide, interoperable health information infrastructure that will connect providers, consumers, and others involved in supporting health and healthcare. This critical part of the national health IT agenda will enable health information to follow the consumer, be available for clinical decision making, and support appropriate use of healthcare information beyond direct patient care so as to improve health. Read More »


NeuroVR is a cost-free virtual reality platform based on open-source software, that provides the clinical professional with a cost-free Virtual Reality (VR) editor to easily modify a virtual scene, to best suit the needs of the behavioural setting. Read More »


Ohloh is a free, public directory of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and the contributors who create and maintain it. Ohloh Code is a publicly available, free code search site that indexes most of the projects in Ohloh. Read More »

Open Access Button

The Open Access Button was designed to tackle the frustration shared by millions of individuals who search for research articles online, only to have their progress slowed – and often halted – by paywall pages requesting payment in exchange for viewing the article. Read More »

Open Biological & Biomedical Ontologies (OBO) Foundry

The mission of the Open Biological & Biomedical Ontologies (OBO) Foundry is to support community members who are developing and publishing ontologies in the biomedical domain. The OBO Foundry is open, inclusive and collaborative. Read More »

Open Biological Expression Language (OpenBEL)

In biotechnology and life sciences, the use of the Biological Expression Language (BEL) or OpenBEL and its standard way of expressing information can accelerate the pace of technology innovation and scientific discovery in areas such as network visualization of neural brain function; understanding of complex inter-related disease biology; comparison of human diseases with various animal models; Read More »

Open Chemistry

The Open Chemistry project is a collection of open source, cross platform libraries and applications for the exploration, analysis and generation of chemical data. The project builds upon various efforts by collaborators and innovators in open chemistry such as the Blue Obelisk, Quixote and the associated projects.

Open Data Commons

Open Data Commons exists to provide legal solutions for open data. In March 2008 it launched the first ever open data license: the Public Domain Dedication and License (PDDL). Open Data Commons is an Open Knowledge Foundation project run by its Advisory Council and like the Foundation is a not-for-profit effort working for the benefit of the general open knowledge community.