These were the top ten most popular free resources on Healthcare
eLab (Freeware Version)
By eBioSys Pty Ltd. eLab is a work list orientated, protocol-driven, Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) designed to improve sample throughput and reduce IT costs in a single industry compliant solution.
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.
By Bob Zahn. Includes dozens of hospital, health, and medical cartoons as well as numerous other topics. Cartoons are free to look at, and may be reprinted for a fee for use in presentations, newsletters, books, magazines, websites, and more.
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).
By Cornell Law School, Legal Information Institute. Easily find US Federal and State statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions related to health.
By Dan Rosandich. Includes hundreds of cartoons related to health, medicine, dentistry, nursing, psychiatry, and many other topics. Cartoons are free to look at, and may be reprinted for a fee for use in presentations, newsletters, books, magazines, websites, and more.
Consumer Drug Information
By US Food and Drug Administration. Provides general information about newly approved prescription drugs (drugs approved since January 1998).
By Bika Lab Systems. An open source laboratory information management system (LIMS) built on top of Zope and Plone, and coded in Python.
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 eMedExpert. Includes reviews and comparisons of drugs, Brand/Generic name correspondence tool, and PDR's Side effects index. The information is based on recent reviews and articles published in the medical literature and drug prescribing information approved by the US FDA.