Latin American eHealth Community News

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Benefits and Costs of Electronic Medical Records: The Experience of Mexico’s Social Security Institute

Electronic medical record (EMR) systems are increasingly used in developing countries to improve quality of care while increasing efficiency. There is little systematic evidence, however, regarding EMRs’ benefits and costs. This case study documents the implementation and use of an EMR system at the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS). Read More »

Brazil's health IT market to top $714 million by 2015

Brian Dolan | MobiHealthNews | August 21, 2012

According to a recent report from Frost & Sullivan, the Brazilian market is the second fastest growing BRIC market after China. Last year Brazil’s health IT market generated revenues of $410 million, which is expected to hit $714 million by 2015. Read More »

ClearCanvas now supports Spanish users

Press Release | ClearCanvas | March 29, 2012

ClearCanvas Inc., an innovative medical imaging informatics company, today announced new releases of ClearCanvas Team Edition PACS and Clinical Edition Workstation with Spanish language support.  This is the first local language version of the ClearCanvas product line. Read More »

Latin American Conference on Health Informatics

The health IT community in Latin America will be holding a major conference in Mexico next week. The conference, titled "The Latin-American Conference on Health Informatics" will feature a large number of sessions and workshops on health IT collaboration with an impressive line up of speakers. Read More »

Network to boost visibility of Latin America's science

Cecilia Rosen and Daniela Hirschfeld | | December 28, 2012

Nine countries across Latin America have joined forces to launch an open-access (OA) science depository for the continent. The project, entitled LA Referencia, is designed as an online federated network of institutional repositories of scientific publications. Its goal is to offer open access to scientific papers and doctoral and master's theses in partner countries — Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, México, Perú and Venezuela. Read More »

Latin OSGis Conference 2012

Event Details
November 19, 2012 (All day) - November 20, 2012 (All day)

First Latin American Congress of Free and Open Source GIS - 2012

Free and Open Source Tools and Applications are rapidly increasing in number and quality. Many and different actors are involved in such a kind of process: large and small companies, professional practitioners, public agencies, universities, research centers but also simple map lovers. Read More »

10th International Conference on Open Source Systems 2014

Event Details
May 6, 2014 (All day) - May 9, 2014 (All day)
San Jose
Costa Rica

The 10th International Conference on Open Source Systems will be held in San Jose, Costa Rica. May 6-9, 2014. It is is the premier conference to present research results related to open source initiatives, extending beyond software to include Open innovation, Open access, Open data, Open standards, Open education, Open science, Open cloud, Open artworks, open hardware, Open government and more. Read More »