The concept of Open Data has been receiving tremendous attention from different organizations and governments around the world in recent years. In Saudi Arabia, the government has also paid close attention to open data as one of the main pillars towards building a governmental database that provides transparency, and encourage public participation in building online content as well as enhancing creativity.
King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital initiative:
King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital has launched its own “open data” initiative. The initiative is an information platform titled ”open data library”, which will allow online visitors to the hospital’s electronic portal to benefit from published information and find out about some pre-defined topics.