ClearHealth is a free and open-source Practice management (PM) and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system available under the GNU General Public License. The application offers functionalities such as Record Management, Clinical Documentation, Order Entry, Report Generation, Accounting, Patient Administration, Application Integration, Billing, and Scheduling. Other offered features include Demographics, Disease Management, Decision Support, e-Prescribing, HL7, and Web Services. ClearHealth acquired and modernized the robust VistA EMR system developed and used by the Veterans Health Administration. Their WebVista offers the only fully comprehensive VistA-based system coupled with practice management in a cost-effective, Web 2.0 package.
The software uses the FreeB2 medical billing engine. It is a web-based comprehensive practice management and EMR system incorporating the key categories of functionality for scheduling, patient registration, electronic medical records, and CPOE, electronic and paper billing, and SQL reporting. As an open-source reference implementation of several interoperability protocols, ClearHealth has support for working with data in HL7 and CCR formats.
Starting price: ClearHealth offers all its services free for life
Free trial: No
USP: Completely adaptable. Open to modifications.
Technical Specification: Compatible with web browsers, Windows, and Mac OS.