Open EMR Features

OpenEMR is a Free and Open Source electronic health records and medical practice management application. It is ONC Complete Ambulatory EHR Certified and it features fully integrated electronic health records, practice management, scheduling, electronic billing, internationalization, free support, a vibrant community, and a whole lot more. It can run on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and many other platforms. Features supported are listed below:
 
  • Track patient demographics
    • ​Primary information (name, date of birth, sex, identification)
    • Marital status
    • Contact information of patient and patient's employer
    • Primary provider
    • HIPAA information
    • Language and ethnicity
    • Insurance coverage
    • Deceased Tracking
  • ​Fully Customizable
  • Supports multiple facilities
  • Patient appointment notification via email and sms
  • Compact and flexible appointment calendar
  • Calendar features include:
    • ​Find open appointment slots
    • Categories for appointment types
    • Colors associated with appointment types and facility
    • Repeating appointments
    • Restricting appointments based on type
  • Encounters
  • Medical Issues
  • Medications
  • Immunizations
  • Forms and clinical notes:
    • ​Vitals (growth charts included)
    • SOAP note
    • Review of systems (ROS)
    • Template Driven Forms
      • ​CAMOS (Computer Aided Medical Ordering System)
      • Nation Notes (WYSIWYG editor)
    • ​Ability to create and customize forms
  • ​Graphical Charting
  • Labs
  • Procedures
  • Patient Reports
  • Referrals
  • Patient Notes
  • Disclosures
  • Electronic digital document management
  • Voice recognition ready (MS Windows Operating Systems)
  • Paper chart tracking
  • Electronic Syndrome Surveillance reporting
  • Online drug search
  • Track patient prescriptions and medications
  • Create and send prescriptions
    • ​E-Prescribe
    • Print
    • Fax
    • Email
  • ​In-house pharmacy dispensary support
  • Flexible system of coding including CPT, HCPCS and ICD codes and the ability to add others
  • Support for electronic billing to clearing houses such as Medavant/Capario and ZirMED using ANSI X12
  • Support for paper claims
  • Medical claim management interface
  • Insurance Eligibility Queries
  • Insurance Tracking Interface
  • Accounts Receivable Interface
  • EOB Entry Interface
  • Customizable to work with a clearing house for automated 835 or ERA entry
  • Physician Reminders
  • Patient Reminders
  • Clinical Quality Measure Calculations
  • Automated Meaningful Use Measurement Calculations
  • Fully Customizable and Flexible
  • Reports
  • Labs
  • Medical Problems
  • Medications
  • Allergies
  • Appointments
  • Secure API that Supports Third Party Patient Portals
  • Appointments
  • Patient Lists
  • Prescriptions and Drug Dispensing
  • Referrals
  • Immunizations
  • Clinical Measure Calculations
  • Clinical Quality Measures (CQM) Calculations
  • Automated Measure Calculations (AMC) and Tracking
  • Syndromic Surveillance
  • Pending Procedure Orders
  • Ordered Procedure Statistics
  • Paper Chart Tracking
  • Sales
  • Collections
  • Insurance Distributions
  • Insurance Eligibility
  • Supports use of multiple languages within the same clinic
  • Currently Supported Languages:
    • English (American)
    • English (Indian)
    • Danish
    • Dutch
    • French
    • Greek
    • Portuguese (Brazilian)
    • Portuguese (European)
    • Spanish
    • Swedish
    • Turkish
  • Any language can be added and translated in a Collaborative Google Docs Spreadsheet maintained by the OpenEMR community
  • Fully supports UTF-8 encoding
  • Ability to Encrypt Patient Documents
  • Supports fine-grained per-user access controls
  • Remotely accessible from any modern web browser with a suitable security certificate installed
 
  • Dedicated to guarding OpenEMR's status as a free, open source software solution for medical practices.
  • Thriving and enjoying some of the broadest user support and developer support.
  • OpenEMR is the most popular free electronic medical records in use today with over 4,000 downloads per month.
  • More than 50 developers/companies have contributed code to OpenEMR.
  • OpenEMR codebase is openly improved on a daily basis.