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OpenEMR is a medical practice management, electronic medical records, prescription writing, and medical billing application. It is a replacement for medical applications such as Medical Manager, Health Pro, and Misys. It features support for EDI billing to clearing houses such as MedAvant and ZirMED using ANSI X12. Major features include electronic billing (includes Medicare), document management, integrated practice management, e-prescribing, prescriptions by printed script, fax, or email, insurance tracking, multilanguage support, easy customization, easy Windows installation, integration with an external general accounting program (SQL-Ledger), and a built-in scheduler. It is multi-facility capable, voice recognition ready (on Windows), and Web based (secure access with SSL certificates).

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  17 Aug 2013 23:49

    Release Notes: This version continues to maintain Official ONC Complete Ambulatory EHR Certification, and has numerous new features including 20 language translations, direct messaging, and interoperability support.

    •  31 Aug 2012 10:18

      Release Notes: This version continues to maintain Official ONC Complete Ambulatory EHR Certification and has numerous new features including 19 language translations, full support for ICD9, ICD10, and SNOMED coding, support for 5010 billing standards, compatibility with new PHP and MySQL versions, and improved performance.

      •  26 May 2012 17:05

        Release Notes: OpenEMR is now ONC ATB Ambulatory Care-certified. The certifying organization is ICSA Labs.

        •  24 Feb 2010 14:55

          Release Notes: A new customized form building tool (Layout-Based Form Method). The style and function of the default calendar have been improved. This release allows changing of calendar styles without logging out. Reports in the CAMOS module can be printed in PDF or HTML. It adds a configurable online help link, improved patient billing statements, and an improved X12 claims engine. The backup feature is cross-platform (now also compatible with Windows). Optimization of patient searching. An updated ICD codes loading script. Supports the Portuguese language (both Brazilian and European dialects). UTF-8 encoding bugfixes.

          •  17 Apr 2009 18:06

            Release Notes: The new release has integrated practice management, improved multi-language support, and E-Prescribing. We have packaged a very easy to install Windows version using Xampp version 1.7.0. Thanks! “Friends of Apache.”


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