FreeMED – Electronic Medical Record and Practice Management system

FreeMED is a full featured, open source Electronic Medical Record system and Practice Administration package based on Apache, MySQL and PHP.

The software provides an XML-RPC backend and multiple import and export formats, as well as reporting and other features. FreeMED has been in development since 1998.

Features include:

  • Web based interface.
  • Stores and represents its medical data as a group of “modules”, which consist of a database model and a user interfaces.
  • Uses external billing software called REMITT (REMITT Electronic Medical Record Information Translation and Transmission).
  • Printing system.
  • Patient scheduling.
  • PDF form templating.
  • HL7 interface.
  • XML-RPC web services.
  • Extensible, modular architecture.
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliant.
  • Translations including French, German and Japanese.

Support: GitHub
Developer: FreeMED Software Foundation
License: GNU GPL v2


FreeMED is written in PHP. Learn PHP with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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