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Ralph Korpman has been thumping his "patient-centered computing" drum for some time now, and evidently somebody out there is listening--if a recent $60 million, 11-hospital contract with New York City Health and Hospital Corporation, plus three installation contracts totaling an additional $10 million, are any indication. Korpman maintains that healthcare information systems should be designed around the true unit of information: the patient.