Local technology news in brief:

• Intuit: Patients, doctors want online registration

Both patients and doctors want to be able to utilize medical and registration online forms in advance of appointments, Cary-based Intuit Health reports.

In a survey compiled with SurveyMonkey, 81 percent of patients said they would like online access. Among doctors, the percentage was even higher at 95 percent.

The survey was taken in April at 556 physician practices and through more than 100 Intuit health portals.

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• Red Hat helps oil, gas firm save $2.5M

Santos, a provider of oil and gas in Australia and Santos, has saved $2.5 million by upgrading its internal systems to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

“In addition, the energy pioneer has gained greater stability and faster performance, helping the company reduce its global carbon footprint,” Red Hat adds.

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• GSK executive joins research firm

Jeff Tomlinson, an 18-year veteran at GSK Pharmaceuticals in RTP, is the new senior vice president for research at KJT Group. KJT is based in New York.

Tomlinson will focus on data analysis, research and tailored solutions for KJT clients.

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