Star: OSS can figure largely in healthcare systems

Great article in the Star about the eHealth Asia conference and OSS. The article quotes from Rick Marshall and Dr. Molly Cheah: “Studies have shown that about 85% of software development projects fail due to late completion, cost overruns and non-delivery of all promised features,” said Marshall. “However VistA succeeded in becoming the largest hospital management system in the world. It is currently used by over 10,000 users in hospitals and clinics worldwide, including 170 veterans hospitals,”

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