Open Source Software in Medical Devices

This week, Medical Product Outsourcing (MPO) published my article entitled: “Can I Make Your Pacemaker Software Run Faster”.

If you are a regular reader of Life-Science Panorama, my position on the topic should not be a surprise. See Can I make your pacemaker software run faster?

The MPO article details the use of free Software in medical devices and provides a sidebar on entitled “Not All Open Source Software Is Created Equal”.

Interestingly, the cover story in the current issue of Information Week is covers “The Controversy Over GPL 3” the Free Software Foundation’s General Public License (GPL). It is worth noting that a significant portion of the open source community, chief among them Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux will not sign on to GPLv3.

To Read the complete MPO article, click “Can I Make Your Pacemaker Software Run Faster

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