LinuxMedNews: MirrorMed Highlights FOSS in Action
Apr 18, 2006, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ignacio H. Valdes)
[ Thanks to I.
Valdes for this link. ]
"Successful health IT software is difficult to create from
scratch. Over 70% of Health IT software projects are either
outright failures, or 'challenged.' The MirrorMed project shows how
Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in medicine can create a
successful electronic medical record/electronic health record
(EMR/EHR) by using code from several projects: OpenEMR, FreeMed,
Uversa's ClearHealth and the FreeB medical billing project.
Together, these projects have threaded the needle and become the
few that survive the real world in Health IT..."