open source software (OSS)

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A Primer on the Open Source Movement from a Health Care Perspective

Open source, in myriad forms, has emerged as a significant development model that drives both innovation and technological dispersion. Ignore it at your peril, as did the major computer companies destroyed or totally remade by Linux and free software, or encyclopedia publishers by Wikipedia, or journalists and marketers by social media. The term "open source" was associated first with free software, but it goes far beyond software now. People around the world use open hardware, demand open government, share open data, and--yes--pursue open health. The field of health, in particular, will be transformed by open source principles in software, in research, in consultations and telemedicine, and in the various forms of data sharing all these processes call for.

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A Tour of Google's 2016 Open Source Releases

Open source software enables Google to build things quickly and efficiently without reinventing the wheel, allowing us to focus on solving new problems. We stand on the shoulders of giants, and we know it. This is why we support open source and make it easy for Googlers to release the projects they're working on internally as open source. We've released more than 20-million lines of open source code to date, including projects such as Android, Angular, Chromium, Kubernetes, and TensorFlow. Our releases also include many projects you may not be familiar with, such as Cartographer, Omnitone, and Yeoman...

A Web-native Approach to Open Source Scientific Publishing

This summer, eLife was pleased to launch Executable Research Articles (ERAs) in partnership with Stencila, allowing authors to post computationally reproducible versions of their published papers in the open-access journal. The open source ERA technology stack delivers a truly web-native format that treats live, interactive code as a first-class asset. It was developed to address current challenges around reproducing and reusing published results-challenges mostly caused by the lack of infrastructure for publishers to showcase the richness and sophistication of the computational methods used by researchers in their work.

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A “Perfect Storm” Moment For Multibillion-Dollar Open Source Companies

Mike Volpi | Recode | March 25, 2014

[...] With today’s news that Hortonworks, one of our investments, has raised another $100 million in funding, it’s clear that the industry is finally ready to accept and value open source startups as real businesses poised for long-term growth. Read More »

Ace Health Solutions (AHS)

ACE Health Solutions is based in Raleigh-Durham, NC area. It offers implementation, support and services based on the open source OpenEMR  electronic health system. It is staffed with health IT, healthcare delivery and clinical experts that specialize in customized solutions for medical practices and small hospitals.

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Achieve Internet, Achieve Health & Pillsbury Co-Host Panel Event With Healthcare IT Industry Experts

Press Release | Achieve Internet, Achieve Health, Pillsbury Law | June 12, 2014

Achieve Internet & Achieve Health will co-host a free executive breakfast on June 18th at 7:30AM with International Law firm Pillsbury in San Diego CA on How Open Source Software can benefit the Healthcare Technology sector...

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Acquia Launches Digital Alliance To Provide Technology Ecosystem For Creating Next-Generation, Integrated Digital Experiences

Press Release | Acquia | October 22, 2013

Acquia, where great digital experiences begin, today launched its Digital Alliance program, bringing together digital marketing and infrastructure technology companies that provide a full range of digital skills and applications that build upon and integrate with the Acquia open cloud platform... Read More »

Acquia To Open Portland Tech Center, Add 20 Jobs

Erik Siemers | Portland Business Journal | December 18, 2012

A Boston company with a fresh round of venture capital is tapping into Portland’s open source software expertise to make the city home to a new technical center. Read More »

Actuate Enhances Open Source Eclipse BIRT With Connectors To MongoDB, Cassandra, POJO, And Emitters For Microsoft Office Documents

Press Release | Actuate | June 26, 2013

Just in time for BIRT 4.3, renovated BIRT Exchange developer community website sports new UI and easier access to downloads, forums and blogs Read More »

Addressing Open Source's Free Rider Problem

Nadia Eghbal, in her major report on the state of our digital infrastructure, and Jonathan Lister, in his response describing our digital ecosystem, both point to a tragedy of the commons in open source software. While some projects are sustainable, many still struggle with "a free rider problem." As Nadia puts it: "Resources are offered for free, and everybody (whether individual developer or large software company) uses them, so nobody is incentivized to contribute back, figuring that somebody else will step in"...

Adobe Open Sources Flash C++ Compiler

Staff Writer | The H | June 26, 2013

Adobe has open sourced its Flash C++ compiler, FlasCC. An open source version of the tool is now hosted as part of the CrossBridge project on GitHub; previously, FlasCC was part of Adobe's Creative Cloud product. [...] Read More »

AdvanceNet Health Completes RightSourceRx System Conversion

Press Release | Humana, AdvanceNet Health Solutions, Inc. | August 19, 2013

AdvanceNet Health Solutions, Inc. today announced that it has completed the conversion of RightSourceRx, Humana's prescription home-delivery service by mail, to the ePostRx™ Enterprise Pharmacy Management Software platform. Read More »

Advocacy Groups Support EC Guide Against IT Vendor Lock-In

Gijs Hillenius | European Commission (EC) | June 26, 2013

European groups advocating public administration's use of free and open source software and open standards are welcoming the 'Guide for the procurement of standards-based ICT', published by the European Commission this week Tuesday. Read More »

AEGIS Announces Touchstone for HL7 FHIR Interoperability Testing

Press Release | AEGIS.net | November 12, 2015

AEGIS.net, Inc. (AEGIS)...introduces the Touchstone Project - a next generation cloud-based Testing Platform which applies Conformance and Interoperability testing in a Test-Driven-Development (TDD) integrated ecosystem.  As organizations new to the Health Level Seven® (HL7®) Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) specification begin to explore and evaluate this new HL7® standard and start projects with a goal of being an early adopter, AEGIS' Touchstone Test Platform will guide those implementations towards a high degree of conformance and interoperability in a continuous model.

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AequoData

AequoData is a full-service information technology firm and service partner collaborating with small and medium healthcare practices to design, implement, and manage communication systems, technology infrastructure, patient record databases, and practice security policies.

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