OpenEMR Leader Named IFAH Top Healthcare Leader
OpenEMR Leader Named IFAH Top Healthcare Leader

By OpenEMR, a 1 minute read.
The International Forum on Advancements in Healthcare announced their Top 100 Healthcare Leaders and OpenEMR leader Robert Down has been named as a recipient. IFAH is a healthcare conference with the mission of progressing healthcare through open dialog. Their annual conference draws attendees from around the globe. This year, the Awards Committee identified hundreds of potential candidates, but selected only 100 healthcare leaders to recognize. Robert Down, BSN, RN has been a project administrator of the OpenEMR project since 2017 and serves as the OpenEMR Foundation’s Chief Operations Officer.

Buy a Piece of OpenEMR History!
Buy a Piece of OpenEMR History!

By OpenEMR, a 2 minute read.

Buy a Piece of OpenEMR History! The OpenEMR Foundation is selling official pieces of OpenEMR history.

Support OpenEMR, Shop With AmazonSmile
Support OpenEMR, Shop With AmazonSmile

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Shop with AmazonSmile and help support the OpenEMR Foundation.

OpenEMR's GSoC 2020 a Resounding Success
OpenEMR's GSoC 2020 a Resounding Success

By OpenEMR, a 4 minute read.

OpenEMR Experiences Resounding Success with Google Summer of Code 2020.

GSoC 2020 Work Product: FHIR Integration in OpenEMR
GSoC 2020 Work Product: FHIR Integration in OpenEMR

By Yash Raj Bothra, a 2 minute read.

GSoC is about to finish. It was a very successful journey with OpenEMR and I’m very happy that I selected OpenEMR as my GSoC organization. First I should thank my mentors for providing me the guidance to successfully complete the GSoC project. Additionally, I am very thankful to all members of the OpenEMR community.

GSoC 2020: Hybrid Mobile App
GSoC 2020: Hybrid Mobile App

By Amit Meena, a 4 minute read.

A great summer concludes now! Here’s the final report of my journey with OpenEMR in the summer of 2020.

GSoC 2020 Work Product: Modernize OpenEMR’s User Interface
GSoC 2020 Work Product: Modernize OpenEMR’s User Interface

By Guan-Wu Su, a 6 minute read.
Guan-Wu Su | Email | GitHub | LinkedIn | Project I’m Guan-Wu Su, a junior computer science student from Taiwan. Before I tell you what I did for my project, I would like to thank the OpenEMR community and mentors for the opportunity to work and learn with them. I am especially thankful to my mentors Brady and Tyler who passed on their in-depth knowledge of the codebase, reviewed my pull requests, and provided feedback.

Happy Doctor's Day 2020
Happy Doctor's Day 2020

By OpenEMR, a 1 minute read.
National Doctor’s Day happens every year. This year, however, it comes at a seemingly more appropriate time. As the world faces a pandemic not seen in generations, we want to take a moment to say thank you. It is, quite literally, the least we can do in these times. Physicians everywhere are placing their lives on the line everyday to provide the best care they can to patients suffering with COVID-19.

COVID-19 Impact and Updates
COVID-19 Impact and Updates

By OpenEMR, a 2 minute read.
KEY POINTS: OpenEMR anticipates minimal impacts to the projects’ code contribution and release cycles OpenEMR’s Infrastructure Team is prepared to address any potential upstream downtime End-users seeking additional functionality, please contact covid19response@open-emr.org or our COVID-19 Forum This page contains the latest updates regarding OpenEMR’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic [MONDAY 2020-03-16 Update] As the spread of the COVID-19 has reached pandemic levels, the OpenEMR Foundation and community, like so many healthcare organizations and healthcare support systems, remain vigilant of global public health concerns.

OpenEMR Version 5.0.2 Released
OpenEMR Version 5.0.2 Released

By OpenEMR, a 1 minute read.

OpenEMR version 5.0.2 was recently released. A large community of more than 50 OpenEMR contributors produced a staggering amount of new features and security improvements for OpenEMR 5.0.2.

Open Source Software Creates a More Secure World
Open Source Software Creates a More Secure World

By OpenEMR, a 8 minute read.

Open-source makes up 35% of source code of commercial applications and can be very secure, and regardless, it must be made secure in a future world that hopes for “cyber peace” instead of cyber war.

OpenEMR Announces Sponsorship of HealthHacks 2018
OpenEMR Announces Sponsorship of HealthHacks 2018

By Robert Down, a 2 minute read.

OpenEMR announced for the second year in a row it will be a sponsor of Virginia Commonwealth Universities (VCU) HealthHacks event; a 24-hour hackathon bringing together students of engineering, medicine, and computer sciences.

7 Features to Look For in Your Medical Practice Management Software
7 Features to Look For in Your Medical Practice Management Software

By Reuben Yonatan, a 5 minute read.

When searching for, it is important to look for some specific key features that enable your team to take full advantage of the platform.

OpenEMR Offers a Panel of Turn-Key Solutions with Amazon's Cloud Services
OpenEMR Offers a Panel of Turn-Key Solutions with Amazon's Cloud Services

By OpenEMR, a 5 minute read.

OpenEMR now offers a full panel of easy to install packages on Amazon’s Cloud Services platform, AWS.

OpenEMR Cloud Standard Edition Now Available in AWS Marketplace
OpenEMR Cloud Standard Edition Now Available in AWS Marketplace

By OpenEMR, a 2 minute read.

OpenEMR Cloud Standard is the first EHR in the Amazon Marketplace directly aimed at domestic US providers.

OpenEMR Version 5.0.1 Released: Ushers in Golden Age for OpenEMR
OpenEMR Version 5.0.1 Released: Ushers in Golden Age for OpenEMR

By Dr. Brady Miller, a 4 minute read.

The amount of new features and improvements in this new release of OpenEMR is simply astounding and showcases the strengths, diversity, talents, commitment, productivity, and good will of the thriving OpenEMR community.

OpenEMR, A Great Long Term Choice
OpenEMR, A Great Long Term Choice

By OpenEMR, a 1 minute read.

Choosing a free and open source EMR with a history of success around the world is a great move for those looking to avoid vendor lock-in. As a mature project with a vibrant community, OpenEMR is a great choice for the long term.

OpenEMR Medical Image Viewer
OpenEMR Medical Image Viewer

By Matthew Vita, a 2 minute read.

A team of software engineers within our community recently built the first major medical imaging feature into the system. Given a DICOM file in a patient chart, users can now utilize an easy-to-use medical image visualizer.

Embracing Docker
Embracing Docker

By Matthew Vita, a 3 minute read.

OpenEMR remains in the midst of its Docker revolution with big plans for the future, including utilizing docker images to support medical record interoperability with Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, patient data analytics with Shiny R, and patient imaging picture archiving and communication system integration with an Orthanc Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) server.

Accepting Donations on OpenCollective
Accepting Donations on OpenCollective

By Dr. Brady Miller, a 4 minute read.

Donations speed up and improve the outcome of community requests. It is not simply the case that donating funds to our volunteer developers will motivate us to move faster or produce better results. Historically, hiring trusted development partners and supplying funds to our development teams have proved to move projects to the finish line.

Students Showcase Solutions for Developing Nations at HealthHacks 2017
Students Showcase Solutions for Developing Nations at HealthHacks 2017

By Robert Down, a 4 minute read.

Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Engineering held their second annual HealthHacks event November 3rd and 4th; OpenEMR was not only a sponsor of the event, but also sent me as a representative offering mentorship to the nearly 130 students participating in the event. Here is my takeaway from this successful event.

OpenEMR at WONCA SAR
OpenEMR at WONCA SAR

By Matthew Vita, a 2 minute read.

Matthew Vita, a software developer and project administrator for OpenEMR and Dr. Andre Millet, a physician and medical officer for OpenEMR were pleased to present “Improving Outpatient and Inpatient Care with the OpenEMR Platform” at WONCA South Asia Region 2017.

Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico, and the success of OpenEMR customers
Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico, and the success of OpenEMR customers

By OpenEMR, a 3 minute read.

Some had power or a generator, most had no internet access, but all had OpenEMR with individualized customization installed on HITECH Compliance MD-Guardian Server.

OpenEMR and the 2017 VCU HealthHacks
OpenEMR and the 2017 VCU HealthHacks

By Robert Down, a 2 minute read.

OpenEMR is proud to be a contributing sponsor of the 2017 HealthHacks at VCU, a 24-hour event at Virginia Commonwealth University involving engineering, medical, and computer science students coming together to problem solve and innovate on current unmet medical needs.

OpenEMR Announces Initial Availability of OpenEMR Cloud on AWS
OpenEMR Announces Initial Availability of OpenEMR Cloud on AWS

By Matthew Vita, a 5 minute read.

OpenEMR has joined with industry leading Amazon Web Services to implement and deliver OpenEMR Cloud to healthcare provider practices and institutions throughout the world