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Revision as of 23:03, 17 March 2012


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: http://www.gnusolidario.org/


Online documentation available at: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/GNU_Health

"IRC [irc:irc.freenode.net/#gnu-health irc:irc.freenode.net/#gnu-health] " IRC general channel
[irc:irc.freenode.net/#gnu-health irc:irc.freenode.net/#gnu-health]

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv3orlaterAndrew Engelbrecht9 March 2012

Leaders and contributors

Luis Falcón Author and Main developer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/health/
DeveloperBug Trackinghttps://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=health
SecurityMailing List Subscribehttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/health-security
SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/health
DevelopmentMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/health-dev

Software prerequisites

Required to useTryton >= 2.2
Weak prerequisitePython QRCode library = 2.0
Required to usePostgresql
Required to usePython >= 2.6

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


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