World’s most remote island gets advanced medical support

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| Project Tristan, which is based on open standards and runs on the Linux
| Operating System, is expected to greatly enhance the island’s level of
| medical care and standard of living. The island’s physician is now able to
| electronically capture and share medical data and information...
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http://www.computingsa.co.za/article.aspx?id=613835


Yesterday:

Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. Announces Migration of CPSI System to Linux
Operating System

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| Computer Programs and Systems, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare
| information solutions, today announced the migration of the CPSI healthcare
| information system to the Linux operating system. *
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http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/071115/20071115005804.html?.v=1


Related:

Linux in Healthcare

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| Linux in healthcare is a tale of things seen and unseen. Linux/Open
| Source have enjoyed tremendous popularity in embedded systems and
| networks for major technologies used in healthcare that healthcare
| providers may not even be aware of.
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http://www.linux-mag.com/id/3215/


McKesson First to Offer Red Hat Enterprise Healthcare Platform

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| As a leading provider of technology solutions to the healthcare
| industry, McKesson has been at the forefront of innovative
| technologies, deploying many of its advanced Horizon Clinicals
| applications on Linux running on Intel-based hardware. Hospitals
| with these deployments have already realized cost savings of up
| to 60% compared with traditional system deployments.
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http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/070226/20070226005175.html?.v=1


Editor's Corner (on Open Source in Healthcare)

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| Suggesting that a private healthcare provider switch from
| proprietary software to open source-based applications is one
| thing. But when an official affiliated with as august a body as
| the United Nations suggests that all member countries adopt open
| source for their healthcare applications, that's a much bigger deal.
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http://www.fiercehealthit.com/story/...ner/2006-10-09