Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Thu Jun 11 12:39:36 CDT 2009

On Thu, 11 Jun 2009, Zane H. Healy wrote:
> Even worse than hospital databases is the critical monitoring
> equipment running on Windows.  When our first child was born the
> fetal monitor crashed.  It was running Windows NT, and guess who had
> to get it back up and running when none of the Hospital staff could.
> I was not amused.  I was even less amused by how ancient of a version
> of the OS they had running on a very modern Dell box.

You have our sincerest sympathies.

The medical profession suffers frrom a severe lack of understanding about
current microcomputer tehnology.
and it would still be INAPPROPRIATE for any of us to mention
"Dude, you're getting a Dell!"

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