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  McKesson Corp. Switches to Linux
Medical Open Source Development Posted by I. Valdes on Monday March 22, 2004 @ 11:20 PM
from the Signs-that-we-are-winning dept.
Pretty major endorsement of Free and Open Source Software in medicine according to this article: McKesson Corp. of San Francisco, the world's largest seller of health care management products and services, switched its "most important customer-facing application" to an open source network run by Linux, according to Chief Information Officer William Rachmiel. Now if they'd only advertise on Linux Medical News life would be grand :-) Thanks to Tim Cook for this article. Digg this article



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    Re: McKeeson Corp. Switches to Linux
    by ianashley on Monday March 29, 2004 @ 07:10 PM
    BTW, the title should read "McKesson"... :) This is pretty interesting news. I wonder if there are any plans for them to start porting their clinical apps over the Linux...
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    • Re: McKesson Corp. Switches to Linux
      by Jorge Escala on Tuesday May 11, 2004 @ 07:50 PM
      Some of the HorizonWP applications from McKesson are available on Linux.
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