Overcoming InErtia

Last Friday I had lunch with some colleagues, one of which researches health informatics. He told us about a system he's working on to add federated information to the web, such that healthcare professionals can both catalog/annotate and verify the quality of the information they are looking at. I gave him some ideas about how this could be solved in a Mozilla-context. He responded with interest, but concern that there is inertia with respect to IE use in healthcare, and that it would take a compelling reason to get them to switch. "I use Mozilla too," he said, "but how do we convince the rest of the healthcare system?"

I'm up for that challenge. Here we go...

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