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2011-03-08 19:33:11

Globally the sale of health care information systems is a multibillion dollar industry.  The vast costs, frequent failed systems,  and inability of systems to talk to each other regularly attract media comment. However policy makers still shy away from a class of software, Open Source, that could address many of these problems, because of worries about the safety and security of Open Source  systems. Now new research by the University of Warwick's Institute for Digital...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.