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Fred Trotter is a recognized expert in Free and Open Source medical software and security systems. He co-authored the first Health IT O’Reilly book “Hacking Healthcare.” He is also the founder of Not Only Development, which focuses on developing game-changing health care software. In recognition of his role within the health IT community, Fred was the Open Source representative invited by the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics to testify on the definition of ‘meaningful use’. He also represented the Open Source EHR community in negotiations with CCHIT, the leading EHR certification body. Fred has spoken on this topic ...See All


The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Certificate, Health IT
2008 – 2012

Trinity University
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Computer Science
1994 – 1999

Experience and Distinctions

Testified on the definition of Meaningful Use
April 2009
I was invited to testify on how ONC should define meaningful use, the standard for Electronic Health Records.

Additional Honors & Awards
2004 Linux Medical News Achievement Award

Expert Academy on LiL
3 Completed Sessions
Last Session:
Thu Oct 31 2013 at 07:00 pm EST
Last Log-in:
Fri Mar 14 2014 at 12:17 pm EST
On Learn It Live Since:
Wednesday Jun 12, 2013