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Name: GNU Health
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This project is part of the GNU Project.

About the GNU Health ecosystem

GNU Health is a Free/Libre project for health practitioners, health institutions and governments. It provides the functionality:

  • Hospital Management (HMIS)
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Laboratory Information System (LIMS)
  • Health Information System (Analytics / epidemiology / reporting)
  • Personal Health Record (PHR)

GNU Health provides different applications for different purposes and scenarios

  • Individual Personal Health tracker for desktop or mobile device (MyGNUHealth)
  • Doctor private offices
  • Primary care centers
  • Laboratories
  • Research Institutions
  • National public health systems

GNU Health counts with a growing, committed and friendly international community, that brings the best from the social, biological, medical and computer science fields. No matter where in the world you live, we are passionate to keep health - and health informatics - a non-negotiable human right.

Integrative and Precision Medicine

Genetic disorders, cancer, neurodegenerative conditions and autoimmune diseases are some formidable and elusive challenges that the world faces today. In the areas of genomics and precision medicine, many natural variants are of unknown clinical significance, we still don't know how pathogenic they are or the role they will play on our health.

It's important to conceive health as the result of the interaction from multiple factors and actors. The GNU Health federation puts together and contextualize the information on a person biology, family history, lifestyle and environmental / socioeconomic status. We can no longer only focus on the molecular basis of health and disease, disregarding the environment, social condition and lifestyle of the individual, or vice-versa. If we really want to make a revolution in our system of health, and in the health of upcoming generations, we must work in a trans-disciplinary manner, with a holistic approach to the person. With this global vision, and with all the information gathered across the participating nodes of the federation, we will be closer to identify the significance of those natural variants and, hopefully, we will find a cure.

The GNU Health Federation

The GNU Health Federation aims to build a community based, federated health network among different regions and in a country, and, why not, among countries around the globe. A federation can be as large as you want. From a small regional federated network with several nodes, to a large, nationwide health network with thousands / millions of participating nodes.

Laboratory Information System

The GNU Health LIMS functionality (GNU LIMS, also known as "Occhiolino"), is a modern Laboratory Information Management System for the healthcare and biomedical sectors.

The Laboratory Modules manage the request, creation and evaluation of laboratory analyses. As far as the LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) functionality, GNU Health is very flexible. You will be able to link it to the patient chart and to the financial management of the Health Center.

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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Thalamus documentation now at GNU Health portal
     posted by meanmicio, Mon 15 Nov 2021 08:18:45 PM UTC - 0 replies

Dear all

We're happy to announce that the documentation of Thalamus, the GNU Health Federation message and authentication server, resides now at the GH documentation portal!

In addition to the portal, we are ...

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MyGNUHealth release 1.0.5 is out!
     posted by meanmicio, Mon 18 Oct 2021 08:13:15 PM UTC - 0 replies

Dear community

We are very happy to announce MyGNUHealth 1.0.5, the libre, privacy-oriented, Personal Health Record from GNU Health.

This maintenance release contains bug fixes and three new languages for the documentation:

  • French ...

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MyGNUHealth maintenance release 1.0.4 is out!
     posted by meanmicio, Sun 22 Aug 2021 09:41:29 PM UTC - 0 replies

Dear community

I am pleased to announce the maintanance release 1.0.4 from MyGNUHealth, the GNUHealth Personal Health Record.

It fixes plotting issues when matplotlib uses unsorted records or dup batch inputs.

You can see the Changelog at GNU Savannah mercurial server. ...

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Release of MyGNUHealth 1.0.3
     posted by meanmicio, Sun 25 Jul 2021 01:03:00 PM UTC - 0 replies

Dear GNU community:

I am happy to announce that the release 1.0.3 of the GNU Health Personal Health Record (PHR) component, MyGNUHealth.

This release updates the medical genetics domain, with the latest human natural variant dataset based on UniProt Consortium (release 2021_03 of June 02 2021). ...

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