With some serious patience it is possible to make an Acer Tablet PC work with Debian! This How-To was recently published on SlashDot. Tablet PCs present a tremendous potential for encounter oriented patient data entry. Using these kinds of technologies could really change the way medicine is practiced. For a simple reason, this could make a paperless office more effective than a paperfull office. Most systems now are a “worst-of-both-worlds” compromise.