Radiologists spend hours looking through images every day, which means they have less time to interpret findings and treat patients. This was the reason for creating ChRIS.
Once the team at Boston's Children's Hospital got their idea off the ground, they realized they'd need greater computing power. Enter the Massachusetts Open Cloud.
ChRIS needs plug-ins so users can access this data with the push of a button. Watch how the open source community is building hundreds of plug-ins and learn how you can get involved.
ChRIS needs contributors
If you are an open source coder, you should get involved with a project you care about, like the ChRIS project. Not only will you be working on a noble and life-changing cause, you'll also gain experience working with leaders in the open source and medical realm.
Máirín "Mo" Duffy is a principal interaction designer at Red Hat. She's always been passionate about UX because of its potential to help people—but it was a sudden life event that inspired her to work on ChRIS.