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Our primary focus is in the support of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). We work to offer tools and solutions that are of a high quality and are fully supported while being delivered at a low cost with maximum sustainability.

We strongly believe in the open-source software model, it helps to put empowerment and sustainability at the heart of the software solutions we advocate and design. By helping to nurture and build talent, the Foundation is focused on self-sufficiency through the development of in-country capability.

The Software for Health Foundation has been established to:

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Establish and maintain ‘global goods’ in digital health software

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Offer software on an ‘open source’ or ‘free to use’ basis

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Offer training and support to promote ‘in-country’ capability

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Drive and support innovations in digital healthcare

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Build solutions that can be operated without dependence on external third-parties

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Provide unity and cohesion to disparate software systems and platforms

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Empower and uphold the rights of the individual through management and control of medical data

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Promote effective dialogue and collaboration between for-profit and not-for-profit operators

 

Meet the faces behind the Foundation

James Fry - CEO

James Fry - CEO

As the Managing Director of Blue Frontier, James has overseen the development of a number of global health projects, designed around medical device connectivity.

Since 2005 he has balanced commercial development work, both within and outside of the medical world, with donor funded healthcare projects in LMICs, and has guided the company toward becoming a global leader in device connectivity. In establishing the Software for Health Foundation, James is leveraging this wealth of knowledge and experience to provide a platform to promote and support sustainable free technology for health.

Jack Regnart - CTO

Jack Regnart - CTO

For over 10 years Jack has worked on and managed the development of numerous connected systems including 'software as a service' (SaaS) offerings, security tracking, genetic research and health information systems.

During his time with Blue Frontier Jack has focused primarily on the global connected & digital health space. Jack brings knowledge of health care and how technological advancements can improve the management of health systems. Jack is the project lead and architect of the Open Interop platform helping to innovate the transmission and translation of health data.

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