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Revision as of 10:51, 24 July 2013


GNU Health
Hospital and Health Information System

GNU Health is a program designed for hospitals, offering the following functionalities:

  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Hospital Information System (HIS)
  • Health Information System

It has a strong focus on family medicine and primary care, along with socio-economic circumstances. It uses the following disease and medical procedure standards: (ICD-10 / ICD-10-PCS). There are facilities to aid in choosing medicines; prescription writing; patient, hospital finacial, and lab administration tools; a database of 4,200 disease-related genes; epidemiological reporting; and much more.

GNU Health is part of GNU Solidario, an NGO offering health and education to the underpriveledged through free software:


Online documentation available at:

"IRC irc:// " IRC general channel

Related Projects


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterAndrew Engelbrecht9 March 2012

Leaders and contributors

Luis Falcón Author and Main developer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Security Mailing List Subscribe
Support Mailing List Info/Archive
Development Mailing List Info/Archive
Developer VCS Repository Webview
Developer Bug Tracking
User Download

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Postgresql
Required to use Python >= 2.6
Required to use Tryton >= 2.2
Weak prerequisite Python QRCode library = 2.0

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 15 February 2017.


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