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Hospital Software Vendor McKesson Uses Linux to Heal IT Budgets

Dec 12, 2007, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Todd R. Weiss)

"In 2004, health care software vendor McKesson Provider Technologies began focusing on ways to cut IT costs for customers, including hospitals and medical offices.

"The cure for IT cost bloat: moving many of McKesson's medical software applications to Linux, which could then be used on less expensive commodity hardware instead of expensive mainframes..."

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