Founded in 1999, FreeMED one of the longest-running open source EMRs out there. It boasts over 81,000 downloads and implementation in everything from small private practices to large government hospitals. FreeMED is a free hospital management system which provides electronic medical record and practice management system to healthcare providers in medical facilities of all sizes. The platform is free to use and allows for complete modification as per the practice requirements.
The modular design allows for all medical data groups to be connected virtually through a relational database table fields referencing other modules and basic patient demographics. This allows the application to add and remove core database functionality by adding and removing modules without having to reprogram its interface. Key features include Expense Management, Appointment Management, Electronic medical records, Patient Registration, In-patient Management System, Lab Information System, Out-Patient Management, Patient Records Management, Patient Discharge, Pharmacy Information System (Drugs, Opticals), an optional Billing System and Claims Management. The software has an active support group and also offers expert support via e-mail and phone.
Staring Price: Free
Free Trial: No
USP: open for all modifications. Add-ons and tweaks are easily made.
Technical Specifications: Installed applications on Macintosh and Windows.