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Drupal is an open source, content management system that provides a framework for developing complex sites. That's right... open source, no charge. It's easy to fear a no cost option, but Drupal has thousands of developers creating and maintaining the framework.
Drupal is extensible. Through the use of plug-in modules, developers can add hundreds of functions to the core framework. There is some great functionality that can be added to Drupal for health care -- groups, micro blogging, shopping carts, slideshows, project management, and social media widgets, just to name a few. And if you are concerned about SEO, there are Drupal modules that will help your site move up the search engine index.
Because Drupal is open source, developers have access to all the source code. That means they can tailor functionality to meet the needs of the provider. The web layout code is included as well, so the 'look and feel' of the site can be modified as the provider wishes.
Drupal also contains utility tools to monitor the health of the site and to let you know when updates to the core and your modules are available.
Drupal makes it easy to put together functional websites quickly. It makes it easy to create content of different types, including blogs, stories, videos and images. If you are a provider looking to develop a new web presence, look at Drupal, and maybe even save a few dollars in the process.