HealthCare Informatics Takes Notice

Healthcare Informatics has an article on Nine Tech Trends in healthcare, one of which is Open Source. Good to see that they are waking up to what Linux Medical News readers have known for almost four years. From the article ‘…Healthcare providers, notoriously slow to try emerging IT solutions, have begun to take notice of open source, and some have embarked on projects. “We’re in the embryonic stage now. Open source is just starting to get visibility,” says Tim Cook, president of Open Paradigms L.L.C., South Fulton, Tenn., and developer of Torch2, an open source electronic health record and practice management application. “This is a burgeoning movement that has been going on for quite a while and will continue to grow as more IT professionals learn about it.”

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