[ANN] GNUmed EMR client 0.6.0

Sebastian Hilbert sebastian.hilbert at gmx.net
Sat Jan 23 13:16:17 CET 2010

Dear all,

I am pleased to announce the release of version 0.6.0 of the GNUmed EMR client 
and version 12.0 of the GNUmed EMR server.

The GNUmed project builds free, liberated open source Electronic Medical 
Record software to assist and improve longitudinal care. It is made available 
at no charge and is capable of running on GNU/Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. It 
is developed by a handful of medical doctors and programmers from all over the 
world. It can be useful to anyone documenting the health of patients 
including, but not limited to, doctors, physical therapists, occupational 
therapists ... 

The big improvements are

        - LaTeX based letter writing
        - medication handling

The full list of changes:


- can promote an episode to being a health issue
- can add home phone/external ID to newly created patient directly
- can track diagnostic certainty classification (ABCD) on episodes and issues
- can track procedures performed on a patient
- can do end user friendly free-text search across all EMRs
- can move all progress notes of a pre-selected list of encounters to another 
- can manage provinces
- can manage substance intake
- can print medication list
- can print LaTeX as well as OOo letters
        - referral letter template contributed by Rogerio Luz and James Busser
- can interface with German "MMI/Gelbe Liste" external drug database
        - show info on drug/substance by PZN / name
        - show interactions
        - import drugs/substances
- can display UI in Polish and a few other languages (all partially)
- can include potential problems in problem list of soap plugin
- can remove DOB from person

- improved (more) placeholders
        - gender to re placement mapper
        - medication list
        - allergies list
        - problems list
- improved inbox

- improved tarballs: include schema/API docs, better names
- improved import path detection

Get your copy here:


Yes, this will require you to upgrade your existing v11
databases by

        ./upgrade-db.sh 11 12

These scripts can help:


Please enjoy and report bugs !

Sebastian Hilbert
on behalf of the GNUmed team

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