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Medical 1.0 RC1 released !

I’m happy to announce the first Release Candidate version Medical. This version is the result of over 2 years of hard work, and I see it as the starting point for a modern, scalable Free Health and Hospital Information System.

 The highlights are :

  • Covers most important functionality of Preventive and Family Medicine
  • Fully Integrated to OpenERP 6.0 
  • Health Center administration (human resources, financial , stock, billing, … )
  • Socioeconomics : Living conditions, sewers, drinking water, economic income, family members,electricity …
  • Lifestyle : Exercise, hours of work, diet, sleep hours, smoking…. 
  • Sexual education and habits
  • Social exclusion and drug abuse indicators : Working children, sexual abuse, prostitution, teenage pregnancy, school withdrawal, …
  • Includes commonly used illegal drugs, by the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) and their rating, addiction and tolerance, toxicity, etc…
  • Laboratory Administration
  • Prescription writing
  • Patient appointment Administration (both ambulatory and inpatient)
  • Inpatient (Hospitalization) Management
  • Vademecum : Includes the World Health Organization (WHO) essential list of medicines.
  • Genetic and Hereditary diseases. ( Over 4200 NCBI and Diseases genes )
  • Includes International Classification of Diseases, version 10, as well as the ICD-10-PCS ( Procedure Coding System )
  • Demographics, epidemiology and other statistical reports

The 1.0 release should be out in December, and in between we will have at least 2 more Release Canditates (RC2 and RC3).

The Release Candidate period is for :
– Test the system and fix critical bugs
– Fully document the current functionality and 
– Complete the translation to the many languages that Medical supports.
– Add more demo data to ease the learning curve

Many thanks to all the Medical community that have contributed to the creation of the universal free Health Information System !

Luis Falcón

About Medical

Medical is a free (GPL license), centralized Health and Hospital Information System for OpenERP that provides the following functionality :

  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Hospital Information System (HIS)
  • Health Information System
Medical is part of GNU Solidario ( http://gnusolidario.org/en ) . GNU Solidario is a NGO that delivers education and health solutions with free software.

Governments hosting Medical through their portals :