Software & Information Technology (IT)

Major 'open source' and public domain health information technologies (IT), software suites, and/or applications that have a vibrant support community composed of developers, users, vendors, etc.

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1nformatics LLC

1nformatics LLC is a technology consulting firm helping healthcare and public sector organizations build data capabilities and accomplish data-enabled project goals. We provide critical problem-solving at the intersection of technology and program objectives, helping our customers accelerate outcomes and returns on technology investments.

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3D Slicer

3D Slicer is a free and open source software package for visualization and image analysis. 3D Slicer is natively designed to be available on multiple platforms, including Windows, Linux and Mac Os X. Read More »

AIDS Regional Information & Evaluation System (ARIES)

The AIDS Regional Information and Evaluation System (ARIES) project is a collaborative effort between the California Department of Public Health, Office of AIDS (OA); the Texas Department of State Health Services; the County of San Bernardino, Department of Public Health; and the San Diego County, Office of AIDS Coordination.  Read More »


Alfresco is the leading open source alternative for enterprise content management systems (CMS). It couples the innovation of open source with the stability of a true enterprise-class platform. Read More »


Ambra is an innovative Open Source platform for publishing Open Access research articles. It provides features for post-publication annotation and discussion that allows for a "living" document around which further scientific discoveries can be made. The platform is in active development by the Public Library of Science (PLOS) and is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.


AMOS is collection of tools and class interfaces for the assembly of DNA sequencing reads. The package includes a robust infrastructure, modular assembly pipelines, and tools for overlapping, consensus generation, assembly manipulation, etc. The AMOS consortium is committed to the development of open source whole genome assembly software.


Android is an open-source software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications. Android's mobile operating system is based upon a modified version of the Linux kernel. The Android open-source project is being led by Google.

Android Mobile Health Apps

Google maintains the Android Market web site which contains a wide variety of free and low cost mobile health (mHealth) apps for consumers. See top free mHealth apps on Android Market.

Apache Software

Apache software was originally known for being an open source web server solution. It has now grown into a large collaborative software community with a wide range of complementary open source software projects and products.

Apelon Distributed Terminology System (DTS)

The Apelon Distributed Terminology System (DTS) is an integrated set of components that provides comprehensive terminology services in distributed application environments. Currently in use in many leading healthcare organizations, DTS provides support for national and international data standards as well as local vocabularies, necessary foundations for comparable and interoperable health information. Typical applications for DTS include clinical data entry, results review, problem-list and code-set management, guideline creation, decision support and information retrieval. Read More »

Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA)

Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA), is the U.S. military's electronic health record (EHR) system. It is used to generate, maintain, store and provide secure electronic access to comprehensive patient records. Read More »


Arvados is a platform for storing, organizing, processing, and sharing genomic and other biomedical big data. The platform is designed to make it easier for bioinformaticians to develop analyses, developers to create genomic web applications and IT administers to manage large-scale compute and storage genomic resources. Read More »

Aurion Project

Aurion is an open source health information exchange (HIE) platform that implements the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) standard services and content specifications. Read More »


Launched in 2014, Bastille is the leader in enterprise threat detection through software-defined radio. Bastille provides full visibility into the known and unknown mobile, wireless and Internet of Things devices inside an enterprise's corporate airspace-together known as the Internet of Radios. Through its patented software-defined radio and machine learning technology, Bastille senses, identifies and localizes threats, providing security teams the ability to accurately quantify risk and mitigate airborne threats that could pose a danger to network infrastructure. 

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BBC: Psychology Tests & Surveys

A free BBC web site on the Human Body & Mind providing a range of online psychology tests and surveys covering such areas as Intelligence, Memory, Emotions, Personality, Mental Disorders, and more.