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McKesson: Open Source Safe, Supported, 60% Savings

This article highlights McKesson’s continued move of its Health IT software to Linux: ‘…Today, San Francisco-based McKesson offers about 50 of its 70 most popular health care applications — dealing with everything from billing to pharmacy records, staffing, admissions, physician order entry systems and surgery scheduling — on Linux, reducing costs for hospitals and medical offices. The move was solidified in February, when McKesson partnered with Linux vendor Red Hat Inc. to unveil the Red Hat Enterprise Healthcare Platform, which was customized to meet the needs of the health care industry.

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