From pandemics to bioterrorism and from imaging to medical records and communication, open source software is changing the face of healthcare. These developments are important to developing countries, especially, during crisis or by improving communication within rural areas. The list below contains a smattering of the hundreds of open-source software programs available to the medical community and to their patients.
Open Source software is licensed under an open source license or in the public domain, and programmers can modify or restructure the software capacity to help these programs become even more efficient. This list of twenty-five open source software projects... Link to full story.