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Debian Med packages for practice management

This metapackage contains dependencies for a collection of software which might be helpful for practitioners to manage their practice.


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Debian Med Practice packages

Official Debian packages with high relevance

접속 카메라 제어 및 캡쳐
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Entangle은 컴퓨터로 완전히 제어가 가능한 디지탈 카메라로 "tethered shooting" 하기위한 그래픽 인터페이스를 제공합니다. tethered shooting은 사진 찍기를 의미합니다.

Entangle 사용은 숫자 세는거 만큼 쉽습니다...

  • 카메라 연결
  • Entangle 실행
  • 사진 발사 (사진 찍기)

충분한 기능이 있는 디지탈 SLR 카메라로 Entangle은 아래 기능을 수행할 수 있 습니다:

  • 컴퓨터에서 셔터 트리거
  • 찍기 전에 사진의 실시간 미리보기
  • 촬영된 사진을 자동으로 다운로드 및 표시
  • 컴퓨터에서 카메라의 모든 설정을 제어
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pharmaceutical drug prescription and interaction manager
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The FreeMedForms project provides a set of medical applications to help health professionals in their day-to-day practice. It is developed by an international community of medical doctors and computer specialists.

FreeDiams is a pharmaceutical drug prescription assistant which can be used to create complex prescriptions and to handle drug interactions.

The package is enhanced by the following packages: freediams-doc-en freediams-doc-fr
전자 의료 기록 관리자
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FreeMedForms 프로젝트는 건강 전문가가 일상적으로 수행하는데 도움이 되는 의 료 어플리케이션 세트를 제공합니다. 의사 및 컴퓨터 전문가의 국제 공동체가 개 발하였습니다.

FreeMedForms 전자 의료 기록의 주요 목표는 의료 관행 또는 임상 연구 그룹의 관행에 따라 EMR을 관리하는 것 입니다.

The package is enhanced by the following packages: freemedforms-emr-doc-en freemedforms-emr-doc-fr
의료 이미징 소프트웨어 및 완벽한 DICOM 뷰어
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Ginkgo CADx는 고급 기능의 완벽한 DICOM 뷰어 솔류션을 제공하고 확장 기능을 지원합니다.

  • 프로파일을 통한 쉽고 사용자 정의가 가능한 인터페이스.
  • 완전한 기능을 갖춘 DICOM 이미지 시각화.
  • 완벽한 도구 세트 (측정, 마커, 텍스트,...).
  • 다중 기법 지원 (신경학, 방사선학, 피부학, 안과학, 초음파, 내시경 검사,...)
  • JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF의 Dicomization 지원.
  • 완전한 EMH 통합 지원: HL7 표준 및 IHE 준수 워크플로우.
  • PACS 워크스테이션 (C-FIND, C-MOVE, C-STORE..)
  • 사용자 지정 확장을 통한 확장 가능.
  • 망막 이미지 모자이크 구성.
  • 자동 망막 분석 진단.
  • 건선 자동 진단.
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medical practice management - Client
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This is the GNUmed Electronic Medical Record. Its purpose is to enable doctors to keep a medically sound record on their patients' health. It does not currently provide functionality for stock keeping. Clinical features are well-tested by real doctors in the field.

While the GNUmed team has taken the utmost care to make sure the medical records are safe at all times you still need to make sure you are taking appropriate steps to backup the medical data to a safe place at appropriate intervals. Do not forget to test your recovery procedures, too !

Protect your data! GNUmed itself comes without any warranty whatsoever. You have been warned.

This package contains the wxpython client.

The package is enhanced by the following packages: entangle gnumed-doc
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의료 실습 관리 - 서버
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이 프로그램은 GNUmed Electronic Medical Record (GNUmed 전자 의료 기록)입니 다. 이 프로그램에 목적은 의사가 자신의 환자 건강에 대해서 의학적 건강 기록 을 유지할 수 있도록 하는 것입니다. 현재는 수납과 재고 관리 기능은 제공하지 않습니다. 임상 기능은 현장에서 실제 의사들에 의해 테스트됩니다.

GNUmed 팀은 의료 기록의 안전에 항상 최선을 다하지만 사용자 역시 일정한 간격 으로 의료 데이타를 안전 장소에 백업하기 위한 합당한 조치를 취해야 할 필요가 있습니다. 복구 절차 역시 테스트해야 함을 절대로 있지 마십시요!

본인에 데이타를 보호하십시요! GNUmed는 어떠한 보증도 제공하지 않습니다. 당 신은 경고를 받았습니다.

이 패키지는 PostgreSQL 서버 부분을 포함합니다.

참고: 이 패키지는 현재 GNUmed 데이타베이스를 구축하지 않고, 단지 필요한 SQL 파일만을 설치합니다. README.Debian 문서를 확인하십시요.

tools for accessing chipcards
Maintainer: Micha Lenk
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libchipcard provides an API for accessing smartcards. Examples are memory cards, as well as HBCI (home banking), German GeldKarte (electronic small change), and KVK (health insurance) cards.

This package contains tools for chipcards, e.g. geldkarte.

Lightweight, RESTful DICOM server for medical imaging
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Orthanc aims at providing a simple, yet powerful DICOM server for medical imaging. Orthanc can turn any computer running Windows or Linux into a Vendor Neutral Archive (in other words, a mini-PACS system). Its architecture is lightweight, meaning that no complex database administration is required, nor the installation of third-party dependencies.

What makes Orthanc unique is the fact that it provides a RESTful API. Thanks to this major feature, it is possible to drive Orthanc from any computer language. The DICOM tags of the stored medical images can be downloaded in the JSON file format. Furthermore, standard PNG images can be generated on-the-fly from the DICOM instances by Orthanc.

Orthanc lets its users focus on the content of the DICOM files, hiding the complexity of the DICOM format and of the DICOM protocol.

Please cite: S. Jodogne, C. Bernard, M. Devillers, E. Lenaerts and P. Coucke: Orthanc -- A Lightweight, RESTful DICOM Server for Healthcare and Medical Research (2013)
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Whole-slide imaging support for Orthanc (digital pathology)
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Orthanc-WSI brings support of whole-slide imaging for digital pathology into Orthanc, the lightweight, RESTful Vendor Neutral Archive for medical imaging.

This package contains two command-line tools to convert whole-slide images to and from DICOM. Support for proprietary file formats is available through OpenSlide. The package also contains an Orthanc plugin to display such DICOM images by any standard Web browser. The implementation follows DICOM Supplement 145.

Please cite: S. Jodogne, E. Lenaerts, L. Marquet, C. Erpicum, R. Greimers, P. Gillet, R. Hustinx and P. Delvenne: Open Implementation of DICOM for Whole-Slide Microscopic Imaging (2017)
심혈관 질환 위험도 계산기
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사용자는 몇가지 간단한 질문에 답함으로 향후 10년동안 일어날 수 있는 심장마 비 또느 뇌줄중 위험을 계산하기 위해 이 계산기를 사용할 수 있습니다. 심장병 이 뇌졸중 진단을 받지 않은 사람들에게 적합합니다.

QRISK®2 알고리즘은 영국 국립 보건 서비스 (UK National Health Service)에서 근무하는 의사 및 학자에 의해 개발되었으며, 의료 연구를 목적으로 데이타를 자 유롭게 기부했었던 수천명의 지역 보건의로부터 정기적으로 수집된 데이타를 기 반으로 합니다.

QRISK2는 영국내 사용을 위해 개발되었지만, 국제적으로도 사용되고 있습니다. 영국외 사용의 경우, 우편번호 항목을 공란으로 두면 컴수는 평균값을 사용해서 계산됩니다. 하지만 사용자는 심혈과질환 위험요인이 낙후된 지역의 환자에게는 과소평가되고 부유한 지역의 환자에게는 과대 평가될 가능성이 높다는 점을 주의 해합니다. 모든 의학적 결정은 의사와 상의하에 환자 본인이 결정해야합니다. 개 발자와 스폰서는 점수의 임상적 사용 도는 오용에 대해 책임을 지지 않습니다.

Please cite: Julia Hippisley-Cox, Carol Coupland, Yana Vinogradova, John Robson, Rubin Minhas, Aziz Sheikh and Peter Brindle: Predicting cardiovascular risk in England and Wales: prospective derivation and validation of QRISK2. (PubMed,eprint) British Medical Journal 336(7659):1475-82 (2008)
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GNU R Medication Adherence: Commonly Used Definitions
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Adherence is defined as "the extent to which a person's behavior coincides with medical or health advice", which is very important, for both clinical researchers and physicians, to identify the treatment effect of a specific medication(s).

A variety of measures have been developed to calculate the medication adherence. Definitions and methods to address adherence differ greatly in public literature. Choosing which definition should be determined by overall study goals. This package provides the functions to calculate medication adherence based on commonly used definitions.

CPAP 치료 모니터링에 초점을 맞춘 수면 추적 소프트웨어
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SleepyHead는 수면 무호흡증 및 기타 수면 장애 치료에 사용되는 CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure/지속성 양성 기도압)장비 및 관련된 장비 로 생성된 데이타를 탐색하기 위한 프리 소프트웨어, 크로스 플랫폼 연구 도구입 니다.

SleepHead는 아래 시리즈의 데이타 가능 CPAP 장비 모델을 지원합니다:

  • ResMed S9
  • AirSense 10
  • AirCurve 10
  • Philips Respironics System One
  • Fiseher & Paykel ICON & ICON+
  • Devilbiss IntelliPAP

(Contact 장비에 별도의 드라이버를 설치해야 하지만) 이 소프트웨어는 독립형 또는 CPAP 데이타와 동기된 Oximeters의 모든 Contec CMS50 시리즈를 지원합니 다. 또한 ResMed 및 PR System One 산소 농도계 첨부파일 및 ChoiceMMed MD300W1 산소 농도계에서 파일 가져오기를 지원합니다.

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Read German Krankenversichertenkarte and eGK
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Library and program to read the German health insurance card (KVK) and the German electronic health card (eGK) from a certified card reading device on the serial port in Linux with kernel 2.6.x.

Packaging has started and developers might try the packaging code in VCS

Comprehensive medical practice management
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Version: 4.2.2+dfsg-1

OpenEMR is a free medical practice management, electronic medical records, prescription writing, and medical billing application. These programs are also referred to as electronic health records. It is a free open source replacement for medical applications such as Medical Manager, Health Pro, and Misys. It features support for EDI billing to clearing houses such as MedAvant and ZirMED using ANSI X12. Medical claim and accounts receivable are accomplished through SQL-Ledger, which has been customized. Calendar features include categories for appointment types, colors associated with appointment types, repeating appointments, and the ability to restrict appointments based on type. There are customizable medical encounter forms, support for voice recognition software, and electronic or scanned digital document management for records.

The community is dedicated to guarding OpenEMR's status as a free, open source software solution for medical practices. Its members are comprised of software developers, as well as physicians and those with extensive medical and billing knowledge, all with the common goal of making OpenEMR a viable alternative to its proprietary counterparts.

The OpenEMR community strives to work together to create a high-quality electronic medical record and practice management system. Through open collaboration, the community is molding a stable, yet continuously improving product, thanks to the efforts of developers across the globe, brought together by their tenacity and the connectivity of the Internet.

organization and management of outpatient clinics and rehabilitation-medicine companies
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This project targets at the German health care system.

Unofficial packages built by somebody else

Electronical Medical Health record system for mental health
Responsible: Hans Dieter Pearcey
License: GPL2+

Elemental Clinic is medical records management system for mental health professionals.

  • Implement an affordable web-based alternative to paper records keeping
  • Train and support clinicians to get the most from your EMR
  • Customize software to fit unique practice needs
Electronic Medical Record and Practice Management system
License: GPL

Electronic Medical Record and Practice Management system for medical providers that runs in any web browser in multiple languages. It provides an XML-RPC backend and multiple import and export formats, as well as reporting and other features.

opensource electronic medical device interface
License: unknown

FreeSHIM is an opensource electronic medical device interface, which aims to allow any EMR/PM system to talk to any medical device attached to a workstation without having to install tons of pesky drivers or “reinvent the wheel” for each additional device manufacturer.

Remark of Debian Med team: Needs Java prerequisites

Missing Java prerequisites in Debian:

  • org.hsqldb:hsqldb:2.0.0
  • org.reflections:reflections:0.9.5-RC2
billing system for midwives
License: GPL

This billing system enables midwives to exchange data with health insurances in Germany (compliant to §302 SGB V).

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Elexis - wnpp
medical practice managemant system for use in Switzerland
Responsible: Niklaus Giger
License: Eclipse Public License
Debian package not available
Language: Java (Eclipse Rich Client Platform)

An Eclipse RCP program for all aspects of a medical practice: electronic medical record (EMR), laboratory findings etc., as well as accounting, billing (swiss TARMED-System, other systems to be developped) and other daily work.

Openrep - wnpp
software for homeopathic repertorization and viewing materia medicae
Responsible: Y Giridhar Appaji Nag
License: GPLv3 or later
Debian package not available

OpenRep is a Java desktop application designed to serve as a homeopathic software with capabilities to open and use multiple repertories, perform repertorizations and view its results, manage patients and view different materia medicae. It is also designed to save and load data in human readable xml format.

Remark of Debian Med team: scientific use?

Please read the thread about homeopathic software on the Debian Med mailing list starting at .

No known packages available

Medical practice management system
License: GPL
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ClearHealth is a Ppractice Management System to address the big five features: Medical Billing, Medical Accounts Recievable, Scheduling, Access Control, and EMR.

Medical Bill formating module
License: GPL
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FreeB is Medical Bill formating module. It is designed to be used with any EHR system that tracks basic demographics, procedure codes and diagnosis codes. An EHR sends the basic billing data to FreeB using a simple XML-based interface (XML-RPC or SOAP as needed). FreeB then handles the bill formating and bill revision. FreeB has standard templates for X12 837, HFCA 1500 (now the NPI modified CMS-1500) and UB-92 series formats. FreeB is designed so that it can send bills to a printer, to a payers web interface, or to a clearinghouse. FreeB also performs bill revision, as you modify the claim data in order to meet the payor requirements, FreeB keeps track of those changes over time so that you can easily see the progression of the claim over time. The current version of FreeB is written in PHP and uses the Smarty template language for bill templates. FreeB has a web interface that allows users to modify any aspect of a claim, and send groups of claims in different directions.

FreeB 1.0 (Perl) is still used by the OpenEMR project. FreeB 1.0 was rewritten as REMITT which used by the FreeMED project.

Medical practice management system
License: CeCILL (free)
Debian package not available

MedinTux is a powerful medical software, multiuser (using MySQL for data storage), easy-to-use, complete, working from the GP to the hospital.

Help wanted: Unfortunately, MedinTux is written in french, closing its use to many countries in the world. Help is wanted to translate

  • The GUI (directly in the source code, which will be reverse translated later to french, using Qt Linguist)
  • The documentation and installation instructions

Any person with real french to english skill is wellcome. Please, contact Gérard Delafond :

EHR and practice management system
License: GPL
Debian package not available

MirrorMed is a free and open source EHR and practice management system written in PHP. MirrorMed is a web-based application that is capable of running a healthcare practice. MirrorMed shares code with FreeMED, and OpenEMR. MirrorMed is primarily sponsored by SynSeer.

HL7 integration engine
License: MPL 1.1
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"Swiss army knife" HL7 integration engine. Specifically designed for HL7 message integration, Mirth provides the necessary tools for developing, deploying, and monitoring interfaces.

Filtering can be performed on incoming messages using the default message filters that are included with Mirth, or your own custom filtering scripts. Mirth's web interface makes it easy to write new scripts by proving a template and editing field that allows you to validate your script code. Mirth also supports filters written in Java if you require more complex filtering options.

medical billing, scheduling, and account management system
License: GPL
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HIPAA compliant medical billing, scheduling, and account management system. Integrated with x12 standard electronic transactions, OpenBilling XML standards, and hcfa-1500 legacy support. Complete cross platform performance with java 2 standards.

Remark of Debian Med team: Status of this software

This project has not issued any release since March 2004 and thus might be considered dead. There are some chances to cherry pick some code from SourceForge repository.

clinical decision support guidelines model
License: EPL
Debian package not available

Proteus is a software technology that allows creating clinical executable decision support guidelines with little effort. Once a guideline for a condition has been created, it can be executed to provide stepwise advice for any patient having that condition.

preparing and submitting medical billing data
License: GPL
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Medical information translation and transmission system, which is primarily used for preparing and submitting medical billing data.

REMITT works independent of any specific electronic medical record (EMR) or practice management (PM) system, and can interface with any EMR or PM system which implements its application programming interface (API). The first system to do so has been FreeMED.

comprising software solution for use in medicine
License: GPL:
Debian package not available

Res Medicinae is to become a comprising software solution for use in Medicine which combines intuitive ease of use with great flexibility, reached through the usage of CYBOP technology. It wants to adhere to common standards for medical software, wherever useful, and will thus be open to other systems. Using the CYBOL language, users are enabled to, themselves, modify applications.

Res Medicinae is the attempt to overcome high pricing in the realm of Medical Information Systems and to provide users with a free, stable, secure, platform-independent, extensive system.

This project does not provide a complete solution for medical practice. It will take another couple of years before being so far.

intranet solution for Saint Vincents Catholic Medical Centers of New York
License: GPL
Debian package not available

This is a complete clinical and administrative application for providers of psychiatric housing, although the software is designed to accommodate an entire Community Mental Health Care Center (CMHC) or private practitioners (both clinical social workers and psychiatrists) working in behavioral health. Technical support is free via mailing lists. Support contracts are available from Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York.


  • Administrative Tools
  • Built In DBA Utilities
  • Complete Clinical Chart
  • Email Alerts, Reports and Reminders
  • Intake and Placement Tracking
  • Integrated DSM IV
  • Quality Assurance Instruments
  • Purchase Orders
  • Unit (Shift) Logs
  • Work Orders
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