Newbies What Next ? News Forums Calendar


News Sections
General News (3987/0)
Reviews (637/0)
Press Releases (465/0)
Distributions (197/0)
Software (912/0)
Hardware (537/0)
Security (192/0)
Tutorials (356/0)
Off Topic (181/0)

User Functions


Don't have an account yet? Sign up as a New User

There are no upcoming events



ClearHealth is an open source practice management and electronic medical records system designed by clinics and hospitals. It is a fully comprehensive system.

The software offers Electronic Medical Records (EMR), medical billing, medical accounts receivable, scheduling, and access control. It makes use of other open source software. For example, ClearHealth uses PHPGacl for access control, and FreeB for the medical billing element. The latter enables support for paper HCFAs and X12 formats.

More importantly, it offers tight integration between the separate elements.

ClearHealth has an Object Oriented base EMR that can be extended without programing. The software uses EMR extensions which are akin to HTML forms. By using extensions, the EMR can met the requirements of the medical practice.

The ClearHealth system is fully compliant with HIPAA security provisions, and is used by over 600 medical facilities worldwide.

 ClearHealth 2.3

Free to download



David Uhlman, Josh Eichorn


System Requirements
PHP 4.2 or higher


Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • EMR functionality:
    • Health Status Alerts
    • Patient Dashboard
    • Encounters
    • Allergies
    • Social History
    • Problem List
    • IHI Self Management Goals
    • Medical History
    • Clinical Summary
    • Real-time Lab Results
    • Electronic Lab Ordering
    • LOINC Code Support
    • Patient Pictures
    • Barcode Generation
    • Barcode Scanning and Workflows
    • Decision Support
    • SOAP
    • Drawover Images
    • ID Cards/Magstrip support
    • Patient Portal/History from Home
    • PDF Forms
    • PDF Reports
    • Labels
    • On-demand Superbill/forms
    • CCR Records
    • Specialty Configurations
    • SNOMED
    • LiveBookmarks/Worklists/RSS Feeds
    • Data sharing/Patient Portal
  • Scheduling
  • Patient registration
  • Electronic medical records and CPOE
  • Electronic and paper billing
  • SQL reporting
  • PDF templates for reports
  • Insurance-based appointment rules
  • XML output for all objects
  • Support for visualizations in default templates
  • Additionalmodules for document storage, customizable reporting/forms, lab results and prescription management
  • Scheduling: supports overbooking and uses a powerful set of filters to allow you to see whatever portion of the schedule you want

Return to Medical Practice Management Home Page | Return to Electronic Medical Records Home Page

Bookmark and Share

Last Updated Thursday, July 02 2015 @ 02:45 PM EDT

We have written a range of guides highlighting excellent free books for popular programming languages. Check out the following guides: C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, HTML, Python, Ruby, Perl, Haskell, PHP, Lisp, R, Prolog, Scala, Scheme, Forth, SQL, Node.js (new), Fortran (new), Erlang (new), Pascal (new), and Ada (new).

Group Tests
100 Essential Apps
All Group Tests

Top Free Software
5 Office Suites
3 Lean Desktops
7 Document Processors
4 Distraction Free Tools
9 Project Management
4 Business Solutions
9 Groupware Apps
14 File Managers
10 Databases
21 Backup Tools
21 Productivity Tools
5 Note Taking Apps
9 Terminal Emulators
21 Financial Tools
5 Bitcoin Clients
21 Text Editors
21 Video Emulators
21 Home Emulators
42 Graphics Apps
6 CAD Apps
42 Scientific Apps
10 Web Browsers
42 Email Apps
12 Instant Messaging
10 IRC Clients
7 Twitter Clients
12 News Aggregators
11 VoIP Apps
42 Best Games
9 Steam Games
42 Audio Apps
5 Music Streaming
42 Video Apps
5 YouTube Tools
80 Security Apps
9 System Monitoring
8 Geometry Apps
Free Console Apps
14 Multimedia
4 Audio Grabbers
9 Internet Apps
3 HTTP Clients
5 File Managers
8 Compilers
9 IDEs
9 Debuggers
7 Revision Control Apps
6 Doc Generators
Free Web Software
21 Web CMS
14 Wiki Engines
8 Blog Apps
6 eCommerce Apps
5 Human Resource Apps
10 ERP
10 CRM
6 Data Warehouse Apps
8 Business Intelligence
6 Point-of-Sale

Other Articles
Migrating from Windows
Back up your data
20 Free Linux Books
24 Beginner Books
12 Shell Scripting Books

Older Stories
Saturday 04/25
  • What are good command line HTTP clients? (0)

  • Sunday 04/12
  • First Peek at XBian on the Raspberry Pi 2 (0)

  • Saturday 04/04
  • First Look at OSMC RC on the Raspberry Pi 2 (0)

  • Sunday 03/29
  • First Steps with OpenELEC on the Raspberry Pi 2 (0)
  • Ubuntu MATE 15.04 for Raspberry Pi 2 (0)

  • Monday 03/16
  • MIPS Creator CI20 v Raspberry Pi 2 (0)
  • Raspberry Pi 2: Raspbian (ARMv6) v Linaro (ARMv7) (0)

  • Friday 03/06
  • Raspberry Pi 2 review (0)

  • Sunday 02/22
  • Chess in a Few Bytes (0)
  • Learn the Art of Computer Programming With These Great Free Beginner Books (2)

  • Vote

    What Linux distribution do you run on your main computer?

    849 votes | 3 comments

    Built with GeekLog and phpBB
    Comments to the webmaster are welcome
    Copyright 2009 - All rights reserved