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GNU Health

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GNU Health (previously known as "Medical") is a free Health and Hospital Information System that provides the following functionality:

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

GNU Health at a glance:

  • Strong focus in family medicine and Primary Health Care
  • Major interest in Socio-economics (housing conditions, substance abuse, education...)
  • Diseases and Medical procedures standards (ICD-10 / ICD-10-PCS)
  • Prescription writing
  • Billing
  • Patient Genetic and Hereditary risks : Over 4200 genes related to diseases (NCBI / Genecards)
  • Epidemiological and other statistical reports
  • 100% paperless patient examination and history taking
  • Patient Administration (creation, evaluations / consultations, history ... )
  • Doctor Administration
  • Lab Administration
  • Medicine / Drugs information (vademécum)
  • Medical stock and supply chain management
  • Hospital Financial Administration
  • Designed with industry standards in mind
  • Free Software. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later

GNU Health utilizes the Tryton three-tiers high-level general purpose application platform.

GNU Health received the Free Software Award 2011 for Projects of Social Benefit of the Free Software Foundation (Official announcement).

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