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System Name: health
Name: GNU Health
Group Type: Official GNU software

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This project is part of the GNU Project.

GNU Health is a free Health and Hospital Information System with the following functionality :

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

Our goal is to contribute with health professionals around the world to improve the lives of the underprivileged, providing a free system that optimizes health promotion and disease prevention.

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 istory ... )
- Doctor Administration
- Lab Administration
- Medicine / Drugs information (vadem├ęcum)
- Medical stock and supply chain management
- Hospital Financial Administration
- Designed with standards in mind
- Free Software. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later

Registration Date: Sat 27 Aug 2011 06:41:40 PM UTC
License: GNU General Public License v3 or later
Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable


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GNU Health HMIS 3.6 Release Candidate 1 is out !
     posted by meanmicio, Tue 08 Oct 2019 09:44:18 PM UTC - 0 replies

Dear community

We are pleased to announce the initial release candidate for the upcoming GNU Health HMIS server !

Please download and test the following files:

  • gnuhealth-3.6RC1.tar.gz: Server with the 45 packages
  • gnuhealth-client-3.6RC1.tar.gz  : The GH HMIS GTK client ...

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GNU Health installer 3.4.1
     posted by meanmicio, Mon 18 Mar 2019 01:59:19 PM UTC - 0 replies

Dear community

The GNU Health installer (gnuhealth-setup) has been updated to 3.4.1.

It basically fixes an issue due to the removal of the the pybarcode library from pypi (

We have also updated the documentation to always download the latest installer as the first step (

This applies for new installations / migrations.


Thalamus 0.9.8 is out. HIS Migration from MongoDB to PosrgreSQL
     posted by meanmicio, Sun 10 Mar 2019 03:50:02 AM UTC - 0 replies

Dear all

I am proud to announce the availability of Thalamus 0.9.8, which has been migrated from MongoDB to now interact with PostgreSQL .
(see related news )

Please make sure you update the package ...

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GNU Health HMIS 3.4.1 released
     posted by meanmicio, Sun 10 Mar 2019 03:37:30 AM UTC - 0 replies

Dear community

GNU Health HMIS 3.4.1 patchset has been released !

Priority: High

Table of Contents

  • About GNU Health Patchsets
  • Updating your system with the GNU Health control Center
  • Summary of this patchset
  • Installation notes ...

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