Modern Healthcare: Texas doc brews up funding for Houston RHIO

Modern Healthcare has an article on HCHIC’s Inaugural St. Arnold’s Brewery fundraiser: “He gave this chat on why (proprietary) electronic medical software is not going to work and probably never will,” Valdes recalled. “It’s a public good and not a private good. People are going at this like it is a piece of furniture when it is really like a lighthouse. What he said was, according to economic theory and practice, you need to treat it like a public good, and free and open source shifts it toward a public good.”

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