16 posts • joined Friday 3rd December 2010 09:00 GMT
You realise that functionality is optional - you don't have to give Facebook your email credentials. I don't know why anyone would voluntarily do that ...
"In case of alarm do not go down"
It's alright Paris, I'll be really quick.
Re: @AC 21:00
I have to disagree with your general sentiment - I actually think ITK is a good thing, and they've got it largely right. Yes it's very complex, but it needs to be to support the endless healthcare scenarios you and I deal with on a daily basis.
They have made some mistakes, and the web transport specification (including the WS-* standards you mention) is somewhat bonkers. However in my experience the team behind it have been fairly responsive, and were willing to make changes to the specification to accommodate reasonable suggestions we put forward.
I dread to think how much money CfH could have invested in ITK had they not based it on an existing standard.
I agree, it's all about interoperability.
Another huge omission from this article is the Interoperability Toolkit (ITK) which is largely an NHS interpretation of HL7v3. It's complex, but worth investing in as many of our suppliers are starting to support it, particularly for correspondence (e.g. letters, discharge summaries, etc.)
I joined IBM in 2000 and they were still using token ring at North Harbour. It wasn't until a year or two later that the whole site was converted to ethernet. Pretty shocking!
Before someone else tells me off.
Reg can't count
I know El Reg has it's own unique measures, but surely they're not trying to redefine the natural number sequence as 16, 18, 17, 19 and 20?
Marry me, Lester.
Maybe Dell should read this article ...
Our company recently took delivery of a handful of Dell laptops which have in them 64-bit processors and 4GB of RAM. They came pre-installed with Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit.
Am I missing something, or are they completely mis-selling these machines?
Disgruntled of Portsmouth
As an unfortunate resident (NOT native) of the aforementioned city, I wouldn't recommend anyone use the facilities at the Mountbatten Centre regardless of whether they meet the requirements.
The staff there are largely useless dullards. How they can double-book a squash court with their new all-singing, all-dancing computer booking system is beyond me. Maybe the council designed that too ...
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