Detailed published reports on open source, 'open' health IT solutions, or the health industry.

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eHI 2012 Report on Health Information Exchange (HIE)

The "2012 Report on Health Information Exchange" analyzes the latest results from the annual Survey of Health Information Exchange (HIE) conducted by the eHealth Initiative (eHI) organization. Read More »

European Directory of Health Apps: 2012-2013

This first edition of the "European Directory of Health Apps" was launched on October 3rd 2012 at the European Health Forum 2012. The Directory contains facts about 200 smartphone health apps capable of helping patients self manage their medical conditions. It lists health apps that run on all of the major operating systems, e.g. Read More »

Healthcare Consumerism & Hospital Quality Report - 2011

HealthGrades.Com is one of America's most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality outcomes. They recently released their 2011 report on Healthcare Consumerism & Hospital Quality in America. It documented patient outcomes at almost 5,000 American hospitals. The report gives some interesting insight as to how patients are using the Internet to find physicians and gauge hospital quality. See full report at HealthGrades.Com Read More »

Measuring the Information Society 2012

This report draws on innovative and authoritative benchmarking tools developed by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to monitor information-society developments worldwide.

Overview of recent ICT developments Read More »

NASCIO 2010 Report on State Health IT Initiatives

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) 2010 report on "State Health IT Initiatives" outlines where major state health IT initiatives stand and draws attention to the role of the state CIO in these efforts. Read More »

NASCIO Report: The Health IT Landscape in the States - 2013

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released a report entitled "The Health IT Landscape in the States: Through the Lens of the State CIO" in June 2013. Read More »

National Prevention Strategy: America’s Plan for Better Health & Wellness

In June 2011, the National Prevention, Health Promotion, & Public Health Council announced the release of the National Prevention Strategy, a comprehensive plan that will help increase the number of Americans who are healthy at every stage of life.  The National Prevention Strategy recognizes that good health comes not just from receiving quality medical care, but also from clean air a Read More »

National Strategy for Civil Earth Observations

Each year, Federal agencies invest billions of dollars in Civil Earth Observations. Through these investments, the U.S. government ensures that the Nation’s decision makers have the information they need about climate and weather, disaster events, land-use change, ecosystem health, natural resources, and many other characteristics of the planet. Read More »

Open Source Integrity Report - 2011

Coverity Scan is the largest public-private sector research project in the world focused on open
source integrity, originally initiated in 2006 with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Coverity has worked with over 300 of the most widely adopted open source projects over the past Read More »

Open Source Trends and Business Models

This report on"Open Source Trends and Business Models" was prepared back in 2006 for the Ireland's National Policy and Advisory Board for Enterprise, Trade, Science, Technology and Innovation. The goals of the report were to: Read More »

OSEPA Publications

The Open Source for European Public Adminisration (OSEPA) project is dedicated to sharing knowledge and experiences in order to identify and analyze best practices with regards to the use of Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) in public administration. A series of publications have been produced related to usage, best practices, cost benefits, lessons learned, and much more. Read More »

Overview of the National Intelligence Council report on "Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds"

Take the time to look over the fifth installment in the National Intelligence Council’s (NIC) series of reports aimed at providing a framework for thinking about the future entitled "Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds". It's an excellent report well worth reading.In this volume, they expanded their coverage of disruptive technologies, devoting a separate section to it in the work. The report also contains a chapter on the potential trajectories for the U.S. role in the International system. The report is intended to stimulate thinking about the rapid and vast geopolitical changes characterizing the world today and possible global trajectories during the next 15-20 years. Read More »

Pew Report: Mobile Health 2012

The latest report by the Pew Research Center entitled "Mobile Health 2012" is based on results from a nationwide survey of 3,014 adults living in the United States. The report found that 85% of U.S. adults own a cell phone, and of those 53% own smartphones. Read More »

PWC 2012 Report: Emerging mHealth Paths for Growth

In this recent report by Price Waterhouse Cooper (PWC) entitled "Emerging mHealth Paths for Growth", the current state and potential of mobile health (mHealth) in developed and emerging markets is examined, along with the ongoing barriers to its adoption and the implications for companies in the Read More »

Realizing The Full Potential Of Health IT To Improve Healthcare For Americans: The Path Forward

In December 2010, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released a highly anticipated report providing detailed recommendations to the President of the United States and Federal Agencies about how to take better advantage of information technology to increase healthcare quality while reducing costs. Read More »