Long overdue and much awaited, an Electronic Health Record or EHR has been released for the Philippine healthcare system. Quoting DabawGNU, the co-developer of this EHR,
The first beta release of University of the Philippines Manila-National Telehealth Center tasked free/open source software (F/OSS) programmer Nathaniel Jayme and Davao-based F/OSS organization DabaweGNU, Inc. to jointly develop FFEHR. This release marks an important milestone as the project now opens its doors for public review., an electronic health record application commissioned by the , was released to the public last April 28, 2008. This release comes six months after the
Basically just a first step towards implementing a well designed and stable EHR for our healthcare, it will definitely fuel an onslaught of interest from the so many healthcare professionals who have wanted a robust, scalable and free EHR.