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By Elpidio Latorilla. Open source software for hospitals and health care organizations designed to integrate the different information systems existing in these organizations into one single system. CARE2x solves the problems inherent in a network of multiple programs that are noncompatible with each other. It can integrate almost any type of services, systems, departments, clinic, processes, data, communication, etc. that exist in a hospital. Functions include telephone directory; admission system; patient documentation; duty planner; nursing ward administration; operating room documentation; laboratory exam management; radiology film editor; pharmaceutical products order system; medical depot; electronic data processing; email; and more. Versions include English, German, Indonesian, Italian, and Brazilian-Portuguese.
CMS Medicare Learning Center
By Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Provides web-based training and other products relating to Medicare. Registration required.
Comprehensive Clinic Assessment Software Application (CoCASA)
By US Center for Disease Control (CDC). The Comprehensive Clinic Assessment Software Application (CoCASA) is a tool for assessing immunization practices within a clinic, private practice, or any other environment where immunizations are provided. CoCASA replaces all previous versions of CASA, VFC-CASA and Adult CASA (ACASA). CoCASA can be used for immunization assessments across the lifespan.
By Caring in Community, Inc.. An electronic medical record (EMR) designed for PC, Apple and Linux environments, these open source templates run within the database program FileMaker©. Download a trial copy of Filemaker and then install Cottage Med. It includes appointment scheduling, patient registration, paper billing with the option to convert to electronic claims, basic accounting functions, patient tracking, prescription writing, and dictation of notes.
By docmein.com. DocMeIn is a free online service for independent physician's practices to manage patient appointments online.
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUPnet)
By Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). A tool for identifying, tracking, analyzing, and comparing statistics on hospital stays at the national, regional, and state level.
Medical Algorithms: Healthcare Administration
By Institute for Algorithmic Medicine. Contains medical algorithms (computation, formula, survey, or look-up tables) useful in healthcare administration. In MS Excel.
OSCAR (Open Source Clinical Application Resource)
By McMaster University. Oscar is a set of Clinic Applications, Clinic Resources, and electronic patient records, developed using Open Source Tools. Modules include: Office Automation (Appointment Scheduling, Billing, Referral, Messaging); Electronic Patient Record (Patient Profile, Encounter Record, Forms, Clinical Resource Database, Electronic Document Management); and Decision Support Tools (Evidence-based Antenatal Planner, Evidence-based Assessment Records for Long-Term Care, Link with Web Search Engines).
VFC/AFIX Evaluation Software Training
By US Center for Disease Control (CDC). The VFC/AFIX Evaluation module training will prepare you to use this software on your computer for inputting data for 2005 site visits.
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