TITLE

Canada's ehealth software "Tower of Babel"

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/14/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 18, p1945
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Canada's ehealth software "Tower of Babel" which appeared at www.cmaj.ca. It states that the Canadian government has wasted billions of dollars in purchasing health software for industrial policy. According to Doctor David Chan, the government process of procurement has a negative impact on open source solutions.
ACCESSION #
57854818

 

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