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Open Source Software a Booster Shot for Health Care?

Oct 01, 2008, 18:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kristin Shoemaker)

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"California Representative Pete Stark introduced the bill on September 15th. The particularly intriguing thing is that it isn't just the records that Rep. Stark is proposing be in an open, exchangeable format. He is proposing that the health information technology system itself be open source, whether it is newly created, or based on an existing open source health record system."

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