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Thursday, October 5 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
World-changing JS from Developing World Healthcare: HospitalRun and the JS Foundation- Joel Worrall, HospitalRun

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In 2014, a small, global team of JavaScript developers [working within an NGO] began to leverage technologies like Ember, Node.js, and Electron as well as concepts like offline-first to offer free, easy-to-use, open source software for developing world healthcare. The result is HospitalRun, a recently added member project to the JS Foundation. Through the genesis of the project, the objectives that bind the community, and the impact goals and achievements thus far, consider how open source projects like HospitalRun could drive world-changing technology and human impact from the bottom up.


Joel Worrall

Joel Worrall currently serves as the Chief Technologist for Masterworks, an agency focused on serving local and global relief and rescue nonprofit organizations. He's also a part of the core team for HospitalRun, a JavaScript-based open source project focused on delivering free, easy-to-use... Read More →

Thursday October 5, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm PDT
West Meeting Room 122