is AFFORDABLE everywhere
(based on the GDP per capita of the country)
is FUNCTIONAL in Canada
and in Jamaica. Jamaica is one of a very limited number of countries
around the world that have taken the approach of implementing
a standardized PAS in all public hospitals and clinics)
operates with the LINUX O/S
(Linux is free, and is quickly becoming the standard O/S in
Asia, and elsewhere)
is SCALABLE across the whole
country (all hospitals and clinics).
is Server-Centric. All programs and data reside on a CENTRAL
server, whether in the hospital, at a regional level, or at
the Ministry of Health serving the whole country.
offers CENTRALIZED patient
data, permitting all patient encounter information to be presented
at all points-of-care within the country, the ASP/Internet approach.
is SUSTAINABLE and capable
of surviving when any initial funding is withdrawn.