J Busser wrote:
The major barriers between Gnumed and widespread use (at least in
Australia) are the lack of a prescribing module and the lack of an
integrated appointments/accounting system
So I would suggest the supporters of GNUmed, inside each country,
identify a commercial vendor that is willing to let its own partial
solution (scheduling and billing) inter-operate with GNUmed.
In Australia the main billing product has a matching clinical product,
so they aren't going to 'inter-operate' willingly.
However the DDE protocol they use is published, so GNUmed can easily
'pretend' to be Medical Director (the product in question) without too much
For Australia, Richard Terry had reported on-list (see the archive)
special permission having been obtained from an Australian company (or
branch) to allow their drug inventory to reside in drugref, at least for
the GNUmed project, on at least a trial basis. But I do not know where
This is not the rate-limiting step: we already have data for Australia and
we first need to write some backend tables for holding prescribing data.
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