Is Healthcare Ready for SMArt’er Applications??

CONNECT Blog, September 2, 2010 — Greg Fairnak
The researchers at Harvard University think so and so do I. Last week I had the chance to attend the first developer’s conference for the Substitutable Medical Applications, reusable technologies, or SMArt. The architecture will provide a set of core services to facilitate substitutable healthcare applications, or plug-ins, similar to the App Store found in the iPad, iTouch or Droid. In attendance were open source solution vendors, healthcare IT thought leaders (Stan Huff and John Halamka), commercial healthcare application vendors, researchers, software developers and federal healthcare agency representatives (FDA, VA and DoD)….