Open source tools and applications in medical informatics [Update]

A group of open source enthusiasts and professionals from various organizations in the academia and industry are presenting a workshop at the AMIA Symposium this November. The topic is "Open source tools and applications in medical informatics". We invite all those interested in using, contributing or collaborating to open source to attend. Presentations here.

Date:   11/10/07
Time:   7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Location: Chicago 9 (Sheraton Chicago Hotel)
Registration/Fees: Included with AMIA conference registration. No separate registration or fees required.
AMIA Info page:

The speakers, their affiliations (and their topics and websites) are:

Senthil Nachimuthu, University of Utah: Projeny (Probabilistic Networks Generator,
Eishay Smith / Matt Davis, IBM: Eclipse Open Healthcare Framework (
Jon Teichrow, Webreach Inc: Mirth Project (HL7 Engine,
Paul Biondich, Regenstrief Institute: Open MRS (Electronic Medical Record,
Cal Collins, Akaza Research: Open Clinica (Clinical trials software,
Tom Jones, Tolven: Tolven (Clinician and Personal Electronic Health Record,
Will Ross, Mendocino Informatics: OpenEMPI (Enterprise Master Person Index,

All of the above software are released under various OSI-approved open source licenses. Please attend this workshop if you are interested in using or contributing to these projects, to learn about open source technologies in biomedical informatics, or to contribute to the discussion.

Please contact me if you have any questions.



Senthil Nachimuthu, MD
PhD Candidate – Biomedical Informatics

Department of Biomedical Informatics
26S 2000E Room 5775 HSEB
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Phone: +1 801 231 8282
Fax: +1 801 992 7242