Fully Open-Source. Free Software, Always and Forever.

OpenEMR is the most popular open source electronic health records and medical practice management solution. OpenEMR’s goal is a superior alternative to its proprietary counterparts with passionate volunteers and contributors dedicated to guarding OpenEMR’s status as a free, open source software solution for medical practices with a commitment to openness, kindness and cooperation.

ONC Certified

OpenEMR is ONC Certified! More details on how the OpenEMR community completed this feat can be found on our blog article. The ONC Certification Transparency and Disclosure Requirements for OpenEMR can be viewed here. Additional costs may apply and the additional costs disclosure can be viewed here

The ONC logo with a vertical pipe and the phrase 'Certified HealthIT' to the right

Latest Lecture

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Medical Billing Clearinghouse and Eligibility Verification in OpenEMR
Saturday May 20, 2023  Brad Sharp demonstrates the ClaimRev Clearinghouse Module, which is an easy to use OpenEMR Module that supports Medical Billing Clearinghouse and Eligibility Verification.
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Latest Blogs

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Comlink is proud to announce their new Telehealth Module for OpenEMR
Apr 25, 2023 

Comlink announces the release of their upgraded Telehealth module for OpenEMR 7.0.1.

You Can Be a OpenEMR Developer in 5 Easy Steps
Nov 24, 2022 

Anybody can follow this course to learn how to be a OpenEMR developer.

3 Things to Know About OpenEMR & Sphere
Nov 6, 2022 

OpenEMR now offers partners streamlined payments, fully integrated into the OpenEMR platform. You will be able to access this feature by signing up with our new integrated credit card processor, Sphere.

A Feature-Rich Solution

Our vibrant community of volunteers and contributors have maintained critical OpenEMR features for over a decade. With over 30 supported languages, many customizations, and full data ownership, OpenEMR’s features shine. On top of this, users in need of support can take advantage of our volunteer support network as well as over professional support and vendors.



Advanced scheduling allows clinics to create repeating events, automated-workflows triggered by check-in, and patient reminds.



Enter a prescription into an encounter and have it electronically sent to the patient’s pharmacy.


Medical Billing

Integrated billing supporting HIPAA ASC X12 Version 5010 Transaction and Code Set Standards.


CMS Reporting

Generate reports with just a few clicks


Lab Integration

Have lab orders automatically sent to a lab and integrate the results into a patient’s chart automatically


Clinical Decision Rules

Navigate complex patient algorithms using the clinical decision rules engine to ensure the highest quality of care for patients.


Advanced Security

HIPAA-friendly, fine-grained access control objects, and industry-standard password hashing helps to protect your practice from intrusion


Multilingual Support

Available in over 30 languages, and customizable to add more.

Who uses OpenEMR

Help Needed!

OpenEMR is in need of funding for new development efforts that will benefit outpatient and inpatient users alike. Features include hybrid inpatient/outpatient support, advanced billing, Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) integration, modern cloud offerings, ability to perform quality reporting, low-cost medical devices connectivity, and other commonly requested solutions. Our vibrant community is dedicated to responding to user needs and setting our priorities to be consistent with the requests of our colleagues abroad.


Open source software has changed the world for the better. OpenEMR is a leader in healthcare open source software. Costly proprietary EMRs are no longer the only option. Learn how to start contributing today!


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