Project Updates

OpenInfobutton 2.3

posted Mar 20, 2018, 1:37 PM by Guilherme Del Fiol   [ updated Mar 20, 2018, 1:38 PM ]

OpenInfobutton 2.3 is available. A list of changes and the source code are available at:

Update on University of Utah OpenInfobutton service

posted Mar 7, 2018, 6:42 PM by Guilherme Del Fiol

We will be making some changes to the URLs used to access our OpenInfobutton service hosted at the University of Utah ( These changes are part of a migration in server hosting, which will performance. Going forward, all users will need to remove the port designation from their client requests to our OpenInfobutton service. In other words, requests would go from the following base URL,

to the following base URL,  
(https connections are also supported)

We will continue supporting the current access scheme with ports in the URL until March 23rd. After that we will discontinue the previous access schema and only support requests without port designations in the URL.

OpenInfobutton 2.2

posted Nov 10, 2017, 9:08 AM by Guilherme Del Fiol

OpenInfobutton 2.2 is available, including several important bug fixes and improvements in the LITE environment. 

A detailed list of changes and the source code are available at:

OpenInfobutton 2.1

posted May 16, 2017, 7:53 AM by Guilherme Del Fiol   [ updated Jul 18, 2017, 9:45 AM ]

A pre-release of OpenInfobutton 2.1 is now available. It includes several improvements in the back end, several LITE fixes and usability improvements, and a virtual machine package to simplify installation of OpenInfobutton instances.

OpenInfobutton 2.0 has been released

posted Sep 1, 2016, 11:15 AM by Guilherme Del Fiol

OpenInfobutton 2.0 is now available in our GitHub repository:

This is a major release, which includes the first complete version of the LITE tailoring tool. 

OpenInfobutton v1.7 available

posted Mar 16, 2015, 3:33 PM by Guilherme Del Fiol

OpenInfobutton v1.7 (beta) is available for download at GitBug:

Details available at: Source Code & Tools

Phase III - Automatic Summarization

posted Mar 7, 2015, 10:48 AM by Guilherme Del Fiol

We are making available a set of tools wrapped as Web services for the automatic summarization of the biomedical literature. The content will be developed within the next few weeks. 

OpenInfobutton hotfix

posted Oct 3, 2014, 10:58 AM by Guilherme Del Fiol   [ updated Mar 7, 2015, 10:45 AM by Guilherme Del Fiol ]

The RxNorm REST API used by the OpenInfobutton Manager was recently updated to no longer allow a deprecated method. This affects version 1.5 of the OpenInfobutton Manager as it uses the older version of the REST API. A hotfix has already been prepared and submitted to the master repository so users can quickly get back up and running. Without installing this update, any requests that use the RxNorm API will fail. The updated version is located here:

Updated OpenInfobutton documentation

posted Aug 25, 2014, 1:16 PM by Guilherme Del Fiol

The Infobutton Manager installation and development environment setup guides have been updated and documentation on the infobutton responder has been added to the site. The updated documents are available at:

OpenInfobutton receives OSEHRA certification

posted Aug 21, 2014, 2:38 PM by Guilherme Del Fiol

The OpenInfobutton software has been certified by the Open Source EHR Alliance (OSEHRA) community. The certification process includes a set of rigorous criteria in categories such as documentation, unit testing, functional testing, manual code review, and code style. 

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