Posts Tagged: meaningful

Absenteeism in the Public Sector – Is cutting jobs really the solution?

A recent report by the CBC has pegged the cost of federal public service absenteeism at $1B per year. According to the CBC story, the average public servant is taking 18 days a year in sick leave, double what their private sector counterpart does in that same year. While the story does discuss fairly obvious… Read more »

Are you going to HIMSS 2012?

I’ll be attending this years HIMSS12 Annual Conference & Exhibition. February 20, 2012 at 7:00 AM – February 24, 2012 at 2:30 PM The Venetian Sands Expo and Convention Center , Las Vegas This event requires registration: http://www.himssconference.org/?src=sm HIMSS12 is the destination for thousands of like-minded healthcare executives, health IT professionals and clinicians who are… Read more »

Open source, health care, and regulatory compliance

Partly because of their connections to efforts by the Dept. of HHS, Ithought Govloop readers might be interested in three interviews byspeakers in the health care track at O’Reilly’s Open Source convention. Indivo X personal health record: an interview with Daniel Haas ofChildren’s Hospital (this may furnish a format for the exchange ofdata in the… Read more »

Interviews on open source with HHS contractors Brian Behlendorf and Arien Malec

From Apache to Health and Human Services: Apache co-founder Brian Behlendorf discusses the CONNECT health data project Brian Behlendorf, one of the founders of the Apache Web server project and the CollabNet cooperative software development company, is contracting now with the Department of Health and Human Services on a software project they opened up a… Read more »