Bahmni Coalition

The Bahmni software is a hospital system for low-resource settings used to manage patient records by integrating several open source platforms.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Bahmni is an open source electronic hospital records management software distributed by the Bahmni Coalition. The system integrates three open source platforms: OpenMRS, OpenELIS, and OPENERP. It stores data from different domains of a healthcare institution and is accessible to staff with low literacy. A dedicated support team updates it periodically and can export the information to other formats (i.e. CVS, PDF, HTML, XLS). The availability of tutorial videos allows accessibility for people with low literacy.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Pakistan, Indonesia, South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Papua New Guinea

There are additional locations where the system was implemented but the organizations requested not to be listed.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Distributors include: IntelliSOFT Consulting Limited (Operating region: East Africa), Satvix Informatics (Operating region: Indian subcontinent and SE Asia), SDRC (Operating region: Indian subcontinent and SE Asia), IPLit solutions LLP (Operating region: Indian subcontinent and SE Asia), Mekom Solutions PTE Ltd (Operating region: Global), IHS (Operating region: Global), LeapFrog Technology (Operating Region: US, Nepal), ThoughtWorks (Operating region: Global), Samanvay Foundation (Operating region: India) and Nuchange Informatics  (Operating region: Global).

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Free software

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Healthcare workers (doctors, nurses, administrative staff, among others)

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