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OSCON: Open Source Meets Health Care Industry?

Jul 12, 2010, 22:36 (0 Talkback[s])


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"The health care sector is set for a technology-driven transformation as the federal government pushes adoption of electronic health records and pursues national health information exchange. Hardly surprising, the Open Source Convention (OSCON) has a health care track that will focus on open EHR/EMR software and the government's standards-based Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) among other topics. What's in it for VARs? Here are some clues.

"Resellers could find themselves involved in implementing or hosting open source health software. Building applications that take advantage of NHIN is another possibility.

"So here's a summary of what you can glean form OSCON 2010, slated to run July 19-23 in Portland, Ore.:"

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