One of the Institutes here is holding a conference.
One of the categories here is "Healthcare IT", as you can see on the
front page. Can I present a paper on Fedora-medical here? We might get
some more contributors?
If I can, I'd be grateful if you folks could please give me
pointers/references to include in the paper.
The last date for submissions was yesterday, but since I have exams (and
the organizer happens to be an acquaintance), I have time time Thursday
to make my submission.
- FAS : ankursinha ; franciscod @ Freenode
- gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 5E9BF638
I downloaded PatientOS just to check what's that. Well, I didn't install
it but I checked their page http://www.patientos.org/ and the
screenshots. I found out that they have pets as patients. So I guess it
can be used both for humans and animals.
I checked the licence and it says GNU GPL.
Does anybody knows what's that?
I am a dentist. I have been a long time Linux (Fedora since RH 7 days)
user at my home and always wish I could use Linux in the clinic. I find
Linux to be incredibly stable, fast, reliable and secure.
At clinic, I am locked in to proprietary software simply because of lack
of drivers for devices such as RVG (Kodak). Most representatives of the
company I try to talk with in this regard are not even aware that there
exists an operating system other than Windows. For them this is a one off
and unreasonable demand to have drivers for Linux. (Perhaps they are right
because not too many people ask for it. But that's a deadlock. People do
not ask for it, because this option does not reach too many people.)
Lack of drivers is really a bottleneck in adopting a system the way I'd
like it to be. I believe, OSS adoption is meaningful only if I adopt the
Linux OS, too for all its benefits. For me, it's not just about running
OSS workflow applications on Windows.
Any exchange of ideas on what to expect from OSS community in this regard,
ways to awaken device manufacturers, any other technical hints as a way
out are welcome.