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Discussion: Is Linux Penetrating the Healthcare Environment?

Open source advocate and British Medical journalist Douglas Carnall is developing three articles for publication in the dead tree world. He’s looking for specific projects in health care settings that have used open source software as part of the solution. This could be anything from a professional systems administrator implementing a Linux/Apache webserver for a large commercial HMO, or a lone generalist devising his own unique electronic medical record. Is Linux penetrating the healthcare environment? What are the examples out there?