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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)

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"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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