Linux Insider has an article about a Florida hospital and others going Linux: The healthcare industry in general and hospitals in particular are very conservative about trying anything new. Healthcare officials are often reluctant to risk the reliability and security they perceive in their existing computer networks, according to Red Hat officials specializing in healthcare technology. Over the last two years, however, healthcare and hospital network administrators are discovering open source as more affordable than proprietary installations.
“Red Hat Linux and JBoss have become leading platforms for hospitals,” Richard Li, product marketing director for healthcare at Red Hat, told LinuxInsider. This link courtesy of Fred Trotter.