New features in version 4.2.2

This new release of OpenEMR has several interesting new features. Check them out in our demo site at medical-records.net

  • 2014 ONC Certified as a Modular EHR
  • Compatible with PHP7
  • Compatible with most recent versions of MySQL and MariaDB
  • Added a modern user interface
  • Added full support for right to left languages
  • Added an About link/page
  • Numerous Bug Fixes
  • Supported in 30 languages
  • Numerous Security Fixes and Security Improvements

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Legal value of the Electronic Medical Record (Argentina)

This issue always arises in medical areas, especially hospitals. Sometimes, the possible unfavorable legal implications of computerization are an excuse for not computerizing, although increasingly weaker. Sometimes the subject highlights the inadequacy of the current legislation, still several decades behind reality.
For example, at a recent symposium in the Italian Hospital of Buenos Aires, a doctor from this advanced pioneer center in Medical Informatics, complained that as a result of a court case, a lawyer asked to seize the patient’s medical history, for which the judge wanted to take a complete server from the Data Center of the Hospital. This, regardless of the damage caused to the tens of thousands of patients whose stories resided on that same server.
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Download here the full software for Digital Health Records, OpenEMR

This is the description in the PAD File for the budgeter software and this one the English PAD file for OpenEMR.


In the OEMR pages there are links  that allow downloading the OpenEMR software, to be used in any language. We support English and Spanish versions, the latter in Spanish OpenEMR site.

We can provide the latest software to you. Our clients receive the updated terminology table, in international Spanish, from which we have refined almost 20 unnecessary languages. We also have teaching materials in .pdf and PowerPoint formats, with the main tasks performed by users (doctors, nurses or administrative). The Windows version is 43.8 mb. It requires to run an Apache server emulation, with PHP and MySQL. The complete version, with the XAMPP system (Apache emulator, PHP, MySQL and mail), has 227 mb and can be downloaded from the aforementioned page. If you have a Linux system, for example Debian or Ubuntu, download your version (of 33 mb) on the Oem.org project site.

After installing the software on a local area server, which can be any Windows or Linux machine, we perform the tasks of configuration and adaptation to local needs. These tasks include definition of care centers, professionals in charge of medical services, opening hours, health insurance available, etc. Regarding the system itself, there are many modules that are enabled or disabled according to the user needs. If you are not an expert in this type of computer-medical-administrative task, ask about our initial EMR configuration service, training and support.

Most of the queries we receive are referred to:

– prescription printing

– users and passwords for different members of the patient’s equipment

– portal, so that the patient sees the information regarding his measurements and observations, as well as his appointments with health professionals.

– Security: intrusion control, backup

-capacity of the equipment, to manage speed and number of transactions.

– maintenance costs in our servers or in the cloud

– requirements to bill health companies, hospitals, insurers

– customized developments

This is the descriptor of the software in PAD File format —– To download free software for Digital Clinical Records, go to the Oem.org  site.

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For Spanish support, check our Spanish EMR site. 

Free software installation for electronic medical records: OpenEMR

The software for clinical history can be proprietary or public, depending on the type of license adopted by the author. In addition, they may have cost or be free. OpenEMR is a clinical history computerization solution that offers the greatest advantages in terms of cost, ease of use, support and security, and has the advantages of being public and free.

OPENEMR is an international project, with more than 45,000 installations in all the world, and hundreds of active developers. Because of its size, it has more than 1000 features,  Openemr has many features, well above most commercial systems. The OpenEMR project is managed by Sourceforge.net, the platform more widespread for open source and free projects.

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Legal requirements for EMR

Experts who have seen the topic of “computer clinical history” set out a series of requirements for it to have legal validity.

Inviolability and inalterability of data

This includes security measures to prevent the entry of strangers into the system , preventing consultation, deletion or modification of data already incorporated by unauthorized persons. For this it is convenient that it is equipped with an alarm system / alerts. In OpenEMR, the activation of the possible registers is a way to be able to detect who, when and how it made each change in the database.

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