List of Open Source HealthCare Softwares

Public health and biosurveillance
Epi Info is public domain statistical software for epidemiology developed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Spatiotemporal Epidemiological Modeler It is a tool, originally developed at IBM Research, for modeling and visualizing the spread of infectious diseases.


Dental management and patient record
Open Dental  is the first open-source dental management package with very broad capabilities on record management, patient scheduling and dental office management.


Electronic health or medical record
CottageMed is a free, open source, cross-platform electronic medical record system distributed since 2001. It is noted for its intuitive paper chart appearance, drag & drop ease of installation, and community supportb uilt on the Filemaker database engine. CottageMed is released under the GPL
FreeMED is a practice management and electronic and computer records system. It allows the tracking of medical data, in detail, with preservation not just of the diagnosis but the reasons for medical encounters. FreeMED is released under the GPL
GNUmed is a WxPython application that uses PostgreSQL.
GNU Health it is a free, centralized, highly scalable health and hospital information system
Hospital OS Open source hospital information system in Thai
HOSxP is a hospital information system, including Electronic health record (EHR), in use in over 70 hospitals across Thailand.
Mirth is an open source cross-platform HL7 interface engine that enables bi-directional sending of HL7 messages between systems and applications over multiple transports
openEHR is an open standard specification in health informatics that describes the management and storage, retrieval and exchange of health data in electronic health records (EHRs) following a two-level modelling paradigm.
OpenEMR an open-source PHP-based electronic medical record (EMR) system.
OpenMRS is a community-developed, open-source, enterprise EMR framework. Extensible and scalable EMR based on Java.
OSCAR McMaster an open-source electronic medical record (EMR) software. The billing component of the software is specialized for the needs of the Canadian health-care providers.
THIRRA (EHR) is a web based EHR application designed primarily for narrowband. It was released under the Mozilla Public License and includes communicable diseases biosurveillance feature. THIRRA uses PHP5, CodeIgniter and PostgreSQL.
VistA Veterans Administrations integrated electronic health record system available for non-governmental use as OpenVista or WorldVistA.
ZEPRS The ZEPRS application is an electronic patient record system that enables clinicians to enter data from patient visits using a web browser.


Medical practice management software
ClearHealth covers the five major areas of practice operations including scheduling, billing, EMR, HIPAA Security and accounts receivable.
FreeMED is a practice management and electronic and computer records system. It allows the tracking of medical data, in detail, with preservation not just of the diagnosis but the reasons for medical encounters. FreeMED is released under the LGPL GNU license. FreeMED is an HIPAA compliant FOSS practice management system that handles billing.
GNU Health is a free, centralized, highly scalable health and hospital information system
MedinTux MedinTux is a French medical practice management system, with a web interface as well as a desktop one, that has been initially to manage a hospital emergency department. Being very modular, it has been extended to run also many different smaller practices. It works on GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows
Open Dental  Dental practice management
OpenEMR A free medical practice management, electronic medical records, prescription writing, and medical billing application.


Health system management
DHIS Open-source district health management information system and data warehouse (license: BSD license)
HRHIS Open-source human resource for health information system for management of human resources for health developed by University of Dar es Salaam, Department of Computer Science, for Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (Tanzania) and funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) (license: GPLv3)


Drishti is a volumetric visualisation package for viewing computer tomography data. Able to import DICOM image stacks.
Endrov Image and data viewer and editor
ITK segmentation and registration toolkit
InVesalius 3D medical imaging reconstruction software
ITK-SNAP Interactive software for 3D image navigation, annotation and automatic segmentation
Ginkgo CADx Cross-platform open source DICOM viewer and dicomizer.
Orthanc Lightweight, RESTful DICOM store
OsiriX 3D DICOM medical viewer for Mac OS X. Complete DICOM Viewer with DICOM network support
ParaView large-scale visualization tool
3DSlicer Platform for medical image visualization and algorithm development. DICOM support, segmentation and registration, Diffusion MRI processing, and image guided surgery support.
Voreen volume rendering engine a library for visually exploring volume data sets. DICOM is supported and Voreen is used in medical visualization as well as for visualizing electron microscopy data.
VTK visualization toolkit
Xebra medical imaging software
GIMIAS workflow-oriented environment focused on biomedical image computing and simulation


Medical information systems
Caisis is a web based information system for the storage and analysis of cancer patient data intended to bridge the gap between clinic and research


LabKey Server is an extensible platform for integrating, analyzing and sharing all types of biomedical research data. It provides secure, web-based access to research data and includes a customizable data processing pipeline.


Mobile devices
Ushahidi Allows people to submit crisis information through text messaging using a mobile phone, email or web form. Displays information in map view.


Out-of-the-box distributions


Interoperability testing
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) tasked MITRE with developing an open-source program called Cypress to test EHR software for compliance with the Meaningful Use Stage 2 Clinical Quality Measures.
The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) and MITRE developed an open-source program called Laika to test EHR software for compliance with CCHIT interoperability data standards, including the HITSP C32 XML and HL7 v2 Lab messages.