The importance of information exchange in Health Care will continue to grow
and the Federal Goverment has several projects to improve it, while also trying to reduce costs.
as Bill wrote earlier in the year,
Sun's Open Source has been
actively engaged in this.
Added - Just noticed Tim O'Reilly's note on
They use MySQL, Drupal and Apache.
The goal of the
National Health Information Network
(NHIN) is to
secure, nationwide, interoperable health information infrastructure
that will connect providers, consumers, and others involved in supporting health and healthcare.
is intended to let the federal agencies connect to the NHIN.
Within the HHS, the
is the main entity that coordinates these efforts and it just
Health Information Exchange Open Source (HIEOS)
as a key portion of NHIN Connect.
HIEOS - developed by
is using several of our OpenSource components - see
Architectural Diagram - including