Article: Interoperability groups team up for open source healthcare developer sandbox

Open Software, Open Source

Interoperability groups team up for open source healthcare developer sandbox

InterOp.Community – a joint project of the Interoperability Institute, IHE USA, Interopion and Red Hat – aims to advance health information sharing via open platforms and open source software. A quartet of interoperability standards groups and technology developers are joining forces to encourage open source approaches to healthcare interoperability.

InterOp.Community – a new venture of the Interoperability Institute, Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise USA, Interopion and Red Hat – will offer a developer sandbox to spur use of open platforms for health data exchange.

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Article: Newly Formed Alliance to Create Open Source Healthcare Sandbox

Open Health, Open Source

Newly Formed Alliance to Create Open Source Healthcare Sandbox

Four of the largest organizations in health IT join forces to advance interoperability, collaboration. Interoperability Institute (IOI) announced that it has joined forces with Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) USA, Interopion and Red Hat to create InterOp.Community, an emerging effort to advance the healthcare interoperability agenda via the use of open platforms and open-source software.

IOI presently supports Interoperability Land™, a safe, collaborative, simulated healthcare environment available in the AWS Marketplace, but has increasingly realized the need to advance an open-source complement to that environment not only to engage and support the development community, but to convene stakeholders from across the Health IT (HIT) landscape interested in advancing health interoperability.

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Article: Berkeley Law Center Creates First Global Protocol On Using Social Media As Evidence For War Crimes

Access, Open Decision-Support, Open Source

Berkeley Law Center Creates First Global Protocol On Using Social Media As Evidence For War Crimes

At the Nuremberg trials, harrowing video footage of Nazi concentration camps comprised the first use of film as evidence in international criminal prosecutions. On December 1, some 75 years later, a virtual event broadcast live from Nuremberg, Geneva, and Berkeley officially launched the Berkeley Protocol on Digital Open Source Investigations.

Six workshops and consultations with more than 150 experts were used to develop the new Berkeley Protocol.

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