@htuck , good to hear from you.
Thank you so much for the update. I understand what OpenEMR is today. Based on what it has become today, shouldnt it be named as Open Medical Management System or some sort? I am sure you agree that functions such appointment, encounters etc are daily workflow of a clinic. Initially i thought it was more of a system similar to document management systems (DMS) for medical info.
We have/developed an extensive hospital /clinic management system with telemedicine and pharma facilities. The problem we have is maintaining the details of each patient in a central generic repository which can be tapped into by any medical, reporting and/or analytical systems. We had trouble with that due to the complexity of information and medical terms. I guess i misunderstood OpenEMR though we could use design ideas to create one such repository.
If you remember, i suggested we should re-document the system some time ago. Well, as i dug deeper into the system i realized OpenEMR is not what i expected to be therefore i decided to put on hold as this would duplicate the efforts of our own system
In my opinion, after significant BPM studies on many clinics and hospital here, I would say OpenEMR may be on overkill for clinics in countries in South and South East Asia due to the population size. For a hospital, OpenEMR records component may be suitable but patient management part may not be. We tried the system with medium size ambulatory center and results were not satisfactory.
@mdsupport , thank your for the feedback. I agree the effort is really great and fantastic but i just feel that some part may be a re-invention of the wheel (based on my feedback to @htuck above). The patient documentation part is great but the clinic management part, i am not convinced (need more time). With regards to the certification, i understand but i am not sure OpenEMR jives well with BPMN standards and outcome. Just my 2 cents worth.