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ZDnet: Open source could save UK’s NHS

ZDnet UK quotes LinuxMedNews contributor Douglas Carnall, and ‘Exeter-based general
practitioner (GP) Adrian Midgley’ in an article about possible solutions to the UK’s National Health Service current financial difficulties: ‘…Free software concepts make particular sense in medicine…Once a
customer is ‘locked into’ proprietary software, its makers can demand premium prices, safe in the knowledge that the client
would find it even more expensive to change. Much better instead
to invest time on a system licensed under the General Public
Licence that will always be free…’