OpenEMR Reviews, Pricing, News, and FAQs

Learn about OpenEMR's medical records software for small businesses. Includes info on OpenEMR, free trials, pricing, customer reviews, and FAQs

Updated on October 13th, 2021

The SMB Guide is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

OpenEMR is an open source electronic health records and medical practice management solution. Features include patient scheduling, medical billing, and patient demographics. Practices use OpenEMR to improve and streamline their record keeping.


OpenEMR is free for download on the website.


Pros: Easy to use. Great community support.

Cons: Some modules lack functionality. There are security challenges.

Bottomline: OpenEMR has a simple interface and supportive community of developers. It is a good option for businesses new at using this sort of software.

Key Information:

Legal Name

OpenEMR Foundation


Walt Pennington

Founding Date

Jan 01, 2001


176 Mine Lake Ct, Raleigh, NC, 27615, United States

Number of Employees


Number of Customers




1 (866) 673-6367



How do I download OpenEMR?

  1. Go to Sourceforge.
  2. Download OpenEMR.
  3. Extract the downloaded archive.
  4. Change the directory name to "openemr".
  5. Move this directory to your webserver root directory.

Is OpenEMR hipaa compliant?

Yes, OpenEMR is hipaa compliant.

Is there an OpenEMR free trial?

OpenEMR is free for download on the website. There is a demo, also available on the website.

What are some OpenEMR alternatives?