[ILUG] Beaumont CEO wants to reverse use of Linux
typedef at eircom.net
Thu Jun 16 17:11:26 IST 2005
Sean Mac Suibhne wrote:
> Irish Times
> 9 June 2005
> Dispute over plan for new IT at hospital
> Eithne Donnellan, Health Correspondent
> An internal row has erupted at Dublin's Beaumont Hospital over plans to
> introduce a new computer system which the IT manager at the hospital
> estimates could cost €2 million and which he believes is unnecessary.
> Internal hospital correspondence, seen by The Irish Times, indicates IT
> project manager Tony Kenny has "serious concerns" at the plan. He claims
> "nothing resembling a clear business case to justify" the plan has been
> The hospital moved to an "open-source" Linux IT system approximately four
> years ago. The system was free of charge. Now the plan is to move to a
> Microsoft system which Mr Kenny claims, in the correspondence, could cost €2
Wow non-reflexive pro-Microsoft press from the McMedia.
You just know, this didn't come from enn.ie !
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