HEC2016 Workshop: "Open Source principles: Opportunities for accelerating sustainable ecosystem development"
Background: Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) development has gained attraction worldwide and has led to numerous new business models. In the domain of health care this development has been far slower than in other domains. Nevertheless, in recent years FLOSS has gained steady ground in the health informatics landscape. From a global perspective, the picture is quite heterogeneous. While the U.S.