List of open-source health software
Public health and biosurveillance
- Epi Info is public domain statistical software for epidemiology developed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Spatiotemporal Epidemiological Modeler is a tool, originally developed at IBM Research, for modelings and visualizing the spread of infectious diseases. It is maintained by the Eclipse Foundation and available under terms of the Eclipse Public License.
Electronic records and medical practice management
|Operating System||Features||Target setting|
|FreeMED||FreeMED Software Foundation||GNU GPL||?||?||Yes||?||Yes||HIPAA compliant|
|FreeMedForms EMR||?||Debian-compatible||?||Cross-platform||EMR||?||?||Medical software suite||International|
|GaiaEHR||?||GNU GPL||PHP & Ext JS||?||EHR||?||?|
|GNUmed||GNUmed||GNU GPL||Python (wxPython); PostgreSQL||Cross-platform||Yes||No||?|
|GNU Health||GNU Health (GNU Project)||GNU GPL||Python (wxPython); PostgreSQL||Cross-platform||EMR||Yes||Yes|
|Hospital OS||?||GNU GPL||Java||Linux & Windows||?||Yes||?||Small Thai hospitals|
|HOSxP||?||Public domain||Delphi/Kylix||Windows||EHR||Yes||Financial||Thai hospitals|
|MedinTux||MedinTux team||CeCILL||C++||Cross-platform||?||?||Yes||Modular design; web & desktop interfaces||French hospital emergency departments & smaller practices|
|Odoo Medical||LasLabs & Odoo Community Association||Affero GPL||Odoo||?||?||Yes||?||Family medicine & primary healthcare|
|Open Dental||Open Dental Software||GNU GPL||?||?||Dental record||No||Yes||Dentistry|
|OpenHospital||Informatici Senza Frontiere||GNU GPL||Java||Cross-platform||EMR||Yes||Yes||Small rural hospitals|
|openMAXIMS||?||GNU AGPL||?||?||Yes||Patient administration system||?||Scalable||Used in the National Health Service and applicable to other health systems|
|OpenMRS||OpenMRS Inc.||MPL with Healthcare Disclaimer||Java||?||EMR||?||?||Extensible & scalable|
|OSCAR McMaster||?||GNU GPL||Java||?||EMR||?||Billing||Web interface; PHR||Canadian healthcare providers|
|OSEHRA VistA||OSEHRA||Apache||?||?||EHR||?||?||Non-governmental use|
|PopHealth||OSEHRA||Apache||?||?||Reporting engine||No||No||Clinical Quality Measure database; web interface|
|Spinnaker||Dental IT Ltd||GNU GPL||?||?||Dental record||?||Yes||Open Dental fork||UK dental practices|
|VistA||US Department of Veterans Affairs||Free||?||?||EHR||?||?||Veterans Health Administration facilities|
|WorldVistA||WorldVistA||GNU GPL||?||?||EHR||?||with VistA-Edge PMS||Non-governmental use|
|ZEPRS Zcore||Research Triangle Institute||Apache||Java||?||Yes||?||?||Web interface|
Health system management
- iHRIS is an integrated Human Resource Information System developed by IntraHealth International under USAID-funded CapacityPlus project and deployed in more than 20 countries in the world. iHRIS is distributed under the GNU GPL.
- DHIS is a district health management information system and data warehouse. DHIS2 is released under the BSD license.
- HRHIS is a human resource for health information system for management of human resources for health developed by University of Dar es Salaam college of information and communication technology, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, for Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (Tanzania) and funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Prescriptions and medicines management
- OpenEP is a suite of medicines management apps that improve the safety and efficiency of prescribing and medicines management. It is available under the GNU AGPL.
- Breathing Games is a series of research-backed, co-created games to prevent, diagnose and treat chronic respiratory diseases. They are released under the Peer Production licence.
- Nightscout is a collection of software tools, including mobile clients, to enable DIY cloud-based continuous glucose monitoring “…for informational and educational purposes.” Individual components are available under various open-source licenses, including the GNU GPL, GNU AGPL, MIT License, and BSD licenses.
- CamBA is a collection of neuroimaging pipelines distributed under the GNU GPL.
- dcm4che is a DICOM based collection of Java applications and utilities for the healthcare enterprise. It is licensed under the GNU LGPL, GNU GPL, and Mozilla Public License.
- Drishti is a volumetric visualization package for viewing computer tomography data. Able to import DICOM image stacks. It is available under the MIT license.
- Endrov Image and data viewer and editor. It is available under the BSD license.
- GIMIAS is a workflow-oriented environment focused on biomedical image computing and simulation. It is available under a BSD-style license.
- Ginkgo CADx Cross-platform open source DICOM viewer and dicomizer. It is available under the GNU LGPL.
- Horos is a DICOM medical image viewer. It is available under the GNU LGPL.
- ImageVis3D volume rendering software for interactive visualization. It is available under the MIT license.
- Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit (ITK) v4.0+ is released under the Apache license.
- InVesalius 3D medical imaging reconstruction software. It is available under the GNU GPL.
- ITK-SNAP Interactive software for 3D image navigation, annotation, and automatic segmentation. It is available under the GNU GPL.
- MITK Medical Imaging Interaction Toolkit for interactive medical image processing. It is available under a BSD-style license.
- Orthanc – Lightweight, RESTful DICOM server for medical imaging. It is available under the GNU GPL with OpenSSL exception; plugins may be released under other licenses.
- OsiriX 3D DICOM medical viewer for Mac OS X. Complete DICOM Viewer with DICOM network support.
- ParaView large-scale visualization tool. It is available under the BSD license.
- 3DSlicer Platform for medical image visualization and algorithm development. DICOM support, segmentation and registration, Diffusion MRI processing, and image guided surgery support. It is available under a BSD-style license.
- 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. It is available under the GNU GPL.
- VTK is a visualization toolkit available under the BSD license.
- Xebra is a medical imaging thin client available under the GNU GPL.
Medical information systems
- Bika is an ISO 17025 laboratory information management system (LIMS) that combines web content management and workflow processing. It is available under the GNU GPL.
- 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. It is available under the GNU GPL.
- cTAKES ("clinical Text Analysis Knowledge Extraction Software") is a natural language processing system for extracting information from electronic medical record clinical free-text, an Apache top level project (TLP) since 2013, developed by the Mayo Clinic and others. It is available under the Apache license.
- MEDIC Client Registry RI is the Mohawk College MARC-HI/MEDIC Client Registry EMPI Implementation. It is available under the Apache license.
- ADAM is a genomics analysis platform with a focus on scalability and interoperability. It is available under the Apache license.
- Bcbio is community developed genomics system that handles the data processing component of sequencing analysis. It is available under the MIT license.
- Galaxy is a web platform for data-intensive biology using geographically-distributed supercomputers.
- i2b2 is a National Institutes of Health-funded informatics framework for clinical genomics researchers. It is available under the i2b2 Software License.
- 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. It is distributed under the Apache license.
- Open cancer is a cancer data management aiming to provide open data models, clinical pathways, prognostic scoring, and auto-identification of trial patients.
- Wregex is an amino acid motif searching software for weighted regular expressions. It is available under the GNU GPL.
- Phoenix CTMS is an integrated CTMS/CDMS and subject registry platform, available under LGPL.
- Glucosio allows people with diabetes to track their glucose levels while supporting diabetes research via Android or iOS mobile apps. The apps are released under the GNU GPL.
- Medic Mobile combines SMS messaging, data collection, and analytics for health workers and health systems in hard-to-reach areas with or without internet connectivity. The web app is available under the Apache License.
- OpenAPS is a set of development tools and documentation to support a DIY implementation of an artificial pancreas for people with Type 1 Diabetes. Common setups include the interfacing of CGMs, Insulin Pumps, and Raspberry Pi devices. It is released under the MIT license, but compatible medical devices are proprietary.
- Ushahidi allows people to submit crisis information through text messaging using a mobile phone, email or web form. Displays information in map view. It is released under the GNU Affero General Public License, but some libraries use different licenses.
- Cypress is maintained by MITRE Corporation with funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). It is used to test EHR software for compliance with the Meaningful Use Stage 2 Clinical Quality Measures. Cypress is distributed under the Apache license.
- Laika was developed by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) and MITRE to test EHR software for compliance with CCHIT interoperability data standards, including the HITSP C32 XML and HL7 v2 Lab messages. Laika is available under the Apache license.
- 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. It is available under the Mozilla Public License.
- Continuity of Care Document
- Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is a Health Level 7 interoperability specification that defines JSON and XML data formats and a RESTful API. It is available under the CC0 license.
- 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 modeling paradigm. The OpenEHR base specification is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license.
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- "Download STEM". Eclipse. 22 June 2017.
- "Eclipse Foundation Software User Agreement". Eclipse. 9 April 2014.
- "clearhealth/LICENSE". GitHub. 30 January 2013.
- "clearhealth/clearhealth". GitHub. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "CottageMed™ EHR". SourceForge. 7 August 2015.
- "FreeMED Software Foundation". Retrieved 8 July 2017.
- "freemed/LICENSE". GitHub. 25 January 2012.
- "Download center of the FreeMedForms project". FreeMedForms. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
- "ERPNext Healthcare/LICENSE". GitHub. 29 January 2016.
- "gaiaehr/LICENSE". GitHub. 29 January 2016.
- "Gnumed FAQs". Gnumed. 10 October 2011.
- "GNU Health - Summary". Savannah. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
- "Hospital OS". SourceForge. 10 April 2013.
- "hospitalrun-frontend/LICENSE". GitHub. 28 March 2014.
- "HOSxP". SourceForge. 17 April 2013.
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- "MedWebTux". Medintux (in French). 13 July 2013.
- "Odoo Medical". Odoo. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
- Chavarría, Jose Antonio. "What is OpenClinic?". OpenClinic Project. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "OpenEMR Features". OpenEMR. 6 May 2017.
- "Development Policies". OpenEMR Project Wiki. 17 April 2017.
- "Open-eObs". Retrieved 14 September 2018.
- "openeobs/LICENSE". GitHub. 20 November 2015.
- "NeovaHealth/openeobs". GitHub. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "Open Source License". Open Dental. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
- "OpenEyes/README.md". GitHub. 12 October 2016.
- "Open Hospital". SourceForge. 4 June 2017.
- "openMAXIMS/LICENCE.TXT". GitHub. 13 June 2014.
- "OpenMRS License Information". OpenMRS. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
- "Welcome". OSCAR User's Manual. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
- "Distributions of VistA". OSEHRA. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
- "VistA/LICENSE". GitHub. 6 November 2012.
- "popHealth". OSEHRA. March 2017.
- "Ripple-Qewd/README.md". GitHub. 14 June 2017.
- "growth-chart-app/LICENSE". GitHub. 23 June 2015.
- "smart-on-fhir/growth-chart-app". GitHub. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "Welcome to Spinnaker". Spinnaker. Dental IT Ltd. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
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- "THIRRA Electronic Health Records Systems". SourceForge. 31 January 2017.
- "WorldVistA EHR GPL License". WorldVistA. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "Licensing". ICTedge. Archived from the original on 10 September 2014.
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- "DHIS 2 Overview". DHIS2. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "OPENeP". Medical Free/Libre Open Source Software. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
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- "The Nightscout Project". Retrieved 3 July 2017.
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"lasso/LICENSE". GitHub. 2 July 2015.
"chrome-uploader/LICENSE.md". GitHub. 24 November 2014.
"windows-phone-app/LICENSE". GitHub. 29 November 2014.
- "cgm-remote-monitor/LICENSE". GitHub. 25 September 2014.
"process-controls/LICENSE". GitHub. 11 January 2015.
- "nightscout-apple-watch/LICENSE". GitHub. 23 June 2015.
- "fda-presubmission/LICENSE". GitHub. 24 June 2014.
"cgm-pebble/LICENSE". GitHub. 22 February 2014.
- "CamBA: Tool/Resource Info". NITRC. Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
- "dcm4che, a DICOM Implementation in JAVA". SourceForge. June 2017.
- "drishti/license.md". GitHub. 1 February 2016.
- "Endrov". SourceForge. 3 January 2016.
- "License". GIMIAS. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "Ginkgo CADx". Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "Horos". Horos Project. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "ImageVis3D". Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute. University of Utah. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "Copyright and License". ITK. Kitware.
- "invesalius3/LICENSE.txt". GitHub. 10 June 2009.
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- "ParaView License". ParaView. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "License". SlicerWiki. 24 November 2016.
- "About Voreen". Voreen. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "License". VTK. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "Xebra". SourceForge. 17 April 2013.
- "bika.lims/LICENSE.txt". GitHub. 26 May 2017.
- "Frequently Asked Questions". Caisis. BioDigital. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "History". cTAKES. Apache Software Foundation. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "MEDIC Client Registry RI - License". CodePlex. 23 June 2015.
- "adam/LICENSE.txt". GitHub. 21 April 2013.
- "bcbio-nextgen/LICENSE.txt". GitHub. 18 July 2013.
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- "FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions". LabKey Support. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
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- "Phoenix CTMS". GitHub. 21 May 2018.
- "glucosio-android/LICENSE". GitHub. 19 August 2015.
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- "medic-webapp/README.md". GitHub. 30 June 2017.
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- "FAQ". Cypress. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
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