OpenEMR features

Free

  • Freely available
  • Free to download, use, modify, and upgrade
  • Free documentation
  • Free support forum
  • Open source
  • Released under the GNU General Public License

ONC Certified

ONC Certified as a Complete EHR

Patient Demographics

  • 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

Patient Scheduling

  • Patient Flow Board, Tracking, and Reporting
  • Supports multiple facilities
  • Patient appointment notification via email and sms
  • MedEx Communication Service
  • Recall (reminders) Board
  • 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
  • Random Patient Drug Screening

Electronic Medical Records

  • Interoperability
  • CCDA
  • Basic FHIR Support
  • Encounters
  • Medical Issues
  • Medications
  • Immunizations

Forms and clinical notes:

  • Vitals (growth charts included)
  • SOAP note
  • Review of systems
  • Eye (Ophthalmology/Optometry) Module
  • Template Driven Forms
  • CAMOS (Computer Aided Medical Ordering System)
  • Nation Notes (WYSIWYG editor)
  • Ability to create and customize forms
  • Group Therapy
  • 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
  • Clinic Messaging
  • Send and Receive Medical Records via Direct Messaging
  • Dated Reminders
  • Medical Image Viewer (DICOM)

Prescriptions

  • Online drug search
  • Track patient prescriptions and medications
  • Create and send prescriptions
  • E-Prescribe
  • Print
  • Fax
  • Email
  • Customizable layout including options for DEA, NPI and state license numbers.
  • In-house pharmacy dispensary support

Medical Billing

  • Flexible system of coding including CPT, HCPCS, ICD9, ICD10 and SNOMED codes, and the ability to add others
  • Support for 5010 standards
  • Support for Institutional Billing Standards (UB-04)
  • Support for electronic billing to clearing houses such as Office Ally 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

Clinical Decision Rules

  • Physician Reminders
  • Patient Reminders
  • Clinical Quality Measure Calculations
  • Automated Meaningful Use Measurement Calculations
  • Fully Customizable and Flexible

Patient Portal

  • Modern User Interface
  • Scheduling and Appointments
  • Secure Messaging and Chat
  • Online Payments
  • Send Records via Direct Messaging
  • Customized Forms
  • New Patient Registration
  • CCDA Support

Reports

  • Labs
  • Medical Problems
  • Medications
  • Allergies
  • Appointments
  • Secure API that Supports Third Party Patient Portals
  • 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

Multilanguage Support

  • Supports use of multiple languages within the same clinic
  • Fully supports UTF-8 encoding
  • Supports RTL

Security

  • Support for Role Based Menus and Custom Menus
  • Ability to Encrypt Patient Documents
  • Supports fine-grained per-user access controls
  • Active Directory Support
  • Database Connection Encryption Support
  • Remotely accessible from any modern web browser with a suitable security certificate installed

Support

  • Vast Online Documentation
  • Free Online Forum
  • Free Online Chat
  • Numerous Free and Professional Support Options

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