Scotland looks at NHS office software
NHS National Services Scotland is providing NHS staff with free copies of a new NHS office product in order to find desktop software suitable to deploy across the NHS at a fraction of the price of Microsoft Office.
How did three E-Health Insider readers get on with new tablet PCs in their work? A GP, a dermatologist and an EPR manager review the Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook P1510.
Open source software could save NHS money
The Office of Government Commerce has made recommendations that public procurement of software should consider open source solutions, citing, amongst other case studies, the experience of a Dublin-based hospital that made significant savings in transferring all its software to open source. The report says that public sector bodies should “examine carefully the technical and business […]