A Virtual Turf War . . .
. . . is breaking out in the healthcare industry as emerging dot-com companies, established manufacturers, distributors, and traditional brokers scramble to establish competing Internet marketplaces for buying and selling everything from Band-Aids to JPI machines. At stake are potentially billions of dollars in revenue, savings for hospitals and their IT departments, and a controlling interest in the way health care goods are bought and sold in the future . . .
InfoWorld, July 3, 2000
The Internet can be an amazing thing...