Hospital Designs a Development Platform for Medical Web Apps

Government Technology, March 14, 2011 — Sarah Rich
Web app contests like NYC BigApps continue fostering new ways to access public data — and these challenges are now making their way into the medical field. But before these medical apps get too far along, they need the proper platform and interface. That’s where the Substitutable Medical Applications, reusable technologies (SMART) platform comes in. In April 2010, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology awarded $15 million to researchers at the Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School to design SMART…