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Misys Leads Healthcare into Open Source

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Misys Leads Healthcare into Open Source
Misys says it's going to make good on its promise to open source components of its proprietary Connect Healthcare solution at the Southern California Linux Expo in Los Angeles today.

It expects new products and cheaper prices out of the exercise and maybe even improved healthcare delivery.

It intends to work with the community on systems interoperability and has hired Ryan Bloom, a founder of the Apache Portable Runtime project and a major contributor to the Apache HTTP 2.0 project, as its new development director.

It has also set up a new Open Source Solutions Division under general manager Bob Barthelmes.

Misys software is used by 100,000 doctors in 18,000 practice locations and by 600 home care providers.

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