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Australian IT: Medical Email Goes Open Source

Feb 19, 2004, 03:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Karen Dearne)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"A medical software group hopes to prevent commercial 'hijacking' of its healthcare messaging product, Argus, by vesting ownership in a new not-for-profit body, the Argus Foundation.

"The move is 'consistent with a worldwide trend to retain important computer technology in the open domain,' according to Shane Dawson, chair of the inaugural AF board. The foundation has been establised as an incorporated association, with doctor, government and corporate healthcare organisations represented on the board..."

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