PICNIC Project Conference in Paris, Sept. 23/24
On behalf of the EC Fifth Framework PICNIC project, Minoru is pleased to invite you to the PICNIC “Web Services for Regional Health Care Networks” conference to be held in Paris on September 26-27 at the Novotel Atria Hotel (Porte de Bagnolet). PICNIC was initiated by regional health care providers, who are developing the next generation of regional health care networks supporting new ways o providing health and social care. PICNIC will deliver open source components, develop a model for future regional health care networks, and make the European market for telematic care services more cohesive. Conference Themes: Strategy, Realisation, Electronic health records, and Open source components. For more information, visit us at http://picnic.euspirit.org.
Minoru Quarterly Newsletter (Volume 1, Issue 2) (Summer 2002)
The Summer edition of the Minoru News is available. Find out the latest news about the company that started the Open Source Health Care movement!
Minoru Quarterly Newsletter (Volume 1, Issue 1) (Feb. 1, 2002)
Minoru has started a newsletter to keep you informed on our projects, and to provide you with a global perspective on open source issues in health care. You can subscribe to receive the newsletter automatically each quarter, or read it online.
Minoru’s Brian Bray gives keynote speech for OpenKaart Launch (Sept. 26, 2001)
Minoru’s Brian Bray gave the keynote speech at the launch of the openkaart project in the Netherlands. The text of the speech, which compares proprietary software development to alchemy is now available.
McMaster University’s Department of Family Medicine Primary Care Network Receives $1M Cdn to Extend
Implementation of their Open Source Primary Care System (April 20, 2001)
The McMaster University medical school in Hamilton Ontario Canada, one of the most innovative medical teaching institutions in the world, has received $1M Cdn in government funding to expand the implementation of an open source primary care system.
SPIRIT Open Source Health Care Initiative Receives European Commission Support (5 Jan 2001)
Press Release: Minoru Development SARL, CONECTA srl, and Sistema announced today that they have signed a contract with the European Commission’s Fifth Framework Programme to implement an open source approach to accelerate the uptake and improvement of software for regional health care networks.
Open Source Health Care Alliance (May 5, 2000)
Press Release: Minoru Development Corporation is proud to be a sponsor of the first meeting of the Open Source Health Care Alliance (OSHCA). It will be held 1-2 June, 2000 in Rome, Italy.
Web CorbaScript (Sept 14, 1999)
Read about Minoru’s contribution to web based applications using Corba. Web CorbaScript is a small add-on to the CorbaScript package distributed by the University of Lille. Web CorbaScript makes it easy and efficient to build dynamic web interfaces to Corba objects. It brings the convenience of PHP-like web scripting to the Corba world. We are using this technology in the Circare project.
Minoru in the news (Sept 1, 1999)
Click on the headline above to read an article about Minoru’s work with the Hamilton Area Public and Private Information Network (HappIN) in open source medical software. The article is in the current issue of “Canadian Healthcare Technology”.
Minoru Sponsors Open Source Practice Management Summit (Aug 31, 1999)
Minoru Development Corporation sponsors an Open Source Practice Management Summit in Toronto, Canada.
OMG slides available (Aug 29, 1999)
The slides for a talk given to the CorbaMed standards group on open source software in health care are available by clicking the link above. This talk was given at the OMG working group meeting on August 25 in San Jose, CA.
Circare project first builds available (Aug 10, 1999)
The first test builds of the Circare project are now available at ftp://ftp.openhealth.com/circare. These are early developer releases for testing.
Circare project initiated (Mar 17, 1999)
Minoru is co-ordinating the development of Circare: an open source patient and provider index project. The primary target market is regional health networks using TCP/IP technology. A project vision document have been released.
SmartenRx V1.0 released (Mar 1, 1999)
Minoru has released the source code for a pharmacy communication system. This system helps physicians and pharmacists exchange medication profiles, recommendations, and prescriptions for patients on complex drug regimes. The system is a WWW application that uses internet browser technology so that information is available anywhere, anytime, without special software installation or per user costs. The system can be deployed on secure web servers, private networks, or virtual private networks that link regional care providers.
Minoru opens up (September 14, 1998)
Minoru has made a major commitment to open source software development. This is a major change for us that affects both how we develop software and the fundamental business model for the company. Minoru products under development will be developed on an open source model letting anyone with a net connection view and participate in our software development process. Furthermore, future products will be made available under the GNU general public licence (GPL).