The NHSbuntu forum is an area for discussion of the
distribution of Linux. It's based on a stable, well known Linux distribution called
(which itself is based on
), and is designed to contain all the things the NHS would need for a ready-to-use, 'batteries included' operating system.
FHIR implementations are already in the wild within the NHS ...
Child Health Centiles / Growth Charts
This category is for discussion of calculation of child health parameters - including centile and z-score values for height, weight, blood pressure and others - open source approaches to this problem including various software modules and APIs that have been developed - MHRA registration of software that does this kind of calculation - Mobile apps providing this functionality
The Ripple community is focused on taking a collaborative, innovative and open approach in the journey
towards an open source Integrated Digital Care Record. We want to change health and social care for the better with an inclusive approach to learning, sharing outcomes and experience with a blend of open source
Code4Health is a programme managed by NHS England to enable the best use to be made of digital tools and technology to deliver safe, high quality, efficient and compassionate care. It aims to educate and inform all participants in the health and care community: citizens, patients, carers, health, care and digital professionals about the possibilities digital technologies open up in health and care and equip them with the tools, knowledge and skills to work together to develop and implement high quality digital solutions.
Healthcare IT Events
Please feel free to use this open category to announce and discuss healthcare events future, present or past.
openGPSoC is a movement started in 2012-13 to lay the foundations for development of an open source GP Clinical System. Here is a place to discuss openGPSoC. We welcome ideas, contributions and enormous financial donations (bank details on request).
The aim of OpenOdonto is to promote open source software that will be implemented in NHS
community dentistry initially, but by virtue of its commitment to open source licenses, we would like to see it used where it is helpful.
This is a forum for discussion of the open source EPR and PAS product, openMAXIMS.
Open Source Skunkworks and Connectathons
openEHR UK & Ireland
openEHR discussion forum for the 5 nations of the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland to collaborate on education, development and implementation of openEHR technologies.
Endeavour Health Charitable trust is dedicated to joining up every health and social care IT system in the UK so that the citizen can share data efficiently and effectively.
HSCIC Spine Connectathons
Here's an area of openhealthhub.org just for discussion around the the HSCIC NHS Spine Connectathons.
The discussion is for anyone interested in how
clinical decision support
can be of help to healthcare, from both a technical and practical view.
This Category is for discussion of the open-eObs open source vital signs gathering and response platform.
Leading organisations and individuals have come together to create INTEROPen, an action group to accelerate the development of open standards for interoperability in the health and social care sector.
Open Medical Hardware
Here's a place to discuss open medical hardware, wearables, and health sensors and associated issues.