Open Source Software for Public Health
Just random so far. Please help arrange and categorize
Software aggregation sites
SourceForge projects resulting in a search for "public health" (about 1140 at the time of this entry, but many of them not active) Evaluating which of these are useful and active will be a good but challenging project
Software with potential Public Health uses
Vendor Relationship Management A Harvard/Berkman project that is the otherside of Customer Relationship Management systems. Could it be used for Health Provider Relationship Management?
Software from SourceForgeThis software list was obtained by doing an "exact match" search on the string "Public Health" on the SourceForge site.
In no way is this list exhaustive!
District Health Information System (DHIS) The District Health Information System (DHIS) provides for data entry, report generation, and analysis. It is part of a larger initiative for health care data in develoing countries, called the Health Information System Programme HISP.
PHIELD The PHIELD PROJECT (Public Health Integration & Exchange of Lab Data) is focused on a cost effective solution to delivering laboratory data of public health significance to the appropriate legal jurisdictions.
Water and Sewer Licensing The goal of CUPHD Water project is to build an open source e-infrastructure for water licensing and inspections for health maintenance workers at the Champaign Public Health District (of Illinois), and other public health districts.
NetEpi The NetEpi project is developing open-source, network-enabled tools for epidemiology and public health practice.
eBed eBed is a web-based application suite designed to assist hospitals manage the daily census of patients and to maintain information about each room. eBed has been modeled to manage patient flow and occupancy status of beds of any type and location.
Public Health and Hospital management Building a software which helps to manage public health by collecting data elements, indicator from every units and sending aggregated data to upper units. The system aims to improve capacity of decision maker by providing exact and full data in time.
Simple QUArantine Tracking System SQUATS - the Simple QUArantine Tracking System - is a web based isolation/quarantine tracking and monitoring system for use by hospitals and public health. This project is currently under rapid development in response to the recent SARS outbreak.
EpiSPIDER EpiSPIDER is a public health healthcare application that integrates of information from different distributed electronic resources and performs semantic processing of text visually represent information using graphic display, GIS and mapping technologies
News, talks and announcements
Eclipse, Open Source and Pandemics interview with Dan Ford, a senior research staff member at IBM Research and a member of IBM's Healthcare and Life Sciences group. June 2007