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Name: GNU Health
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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 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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GNU Health control center 3.4.1 is out !
     posted by meanmicio, Sat 02 Mar 2019 07:26:09 PM UTC - 0 replies

Dear all

We just released GNU health control center 3.4.1 !

It mainly fixes an issue with the file format of the translation files from pootle on our GNU Health translation portal, when executing the getlang command.

You can update automatically the gnuhealth control center using the command

$ gnuhealth-control update

You can also find the program at our GNU FTP site (


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