6 of the Best Free Linux Electronic Medical Records
In developed countries, healthcare workers represent a
proportion of the working population. For example, in the United
Kingdom, more than 1 million people work for the National Health
Service, a publicly funded healthcare system. Medical software
therefore has a huge market to tap. Whatever stage of a
country's economic development, health care is one of the most
important elements in society.
This article focuses on software that provides Electronic
Records (EMR) functionality. This type of record is used in a
hospital and doctor's surgery to capture medical information, reducing
the amount of physical records, and the costs associated in storing
them. EMR software can make an appreciable difference to improve a
medical organisation's efficiency and raise quality standards. For
example, it reduces storage costs, minimises medical errors, provides
statistical reporting, and assists clinical studies.
We have also published a medical article covering the best Medical
Open source EMR software has an important role to play. In a
resource poor country, commercial healthcare computer software may
simply not be affordable. Alternatively, developed countries can make
savings in IT costs by using an open source EMR system without
compromising on patient care.
To provide in insight into the quality of software that is
available, we have compiled a list of 6 high quality open source EMR
Now, let's explore the 6 EMR applications at hand. For each
title we have compiled its own portal page, a full description with an
in-depth analysis of its features, a screenshot of the software in
action, together with links to relevant
resources and reviews.
|Electronic Medical Records
management and EMR system
source replacement for Medical Manager, Health Pro, and Misys
||Healthcare Information System for small hospitals and
|| Designed to be usable in very resource poor
EMR system and practive administration
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