From the Start, Signs of Trouble at Health Portal – NYTimes.com

From the Start, Signs of Trouble at Health Portal – NYTimes.com.

 

One thing that’s interesting–oh, many things are, about this–is that the hostile political climate in the US seemingly made accountability difficult and established “best practices” something to ignore or bypass.

What’s more, the code itself seems at best obscure. Is the actual code being used by the user at all expandable? Is it open source? Does it use open standards? And so on. And would it work, say, with other national models and programs?