Doctor's prescription writing software for Ubuntu

william drescher william at
Fri Mar 25 11:01:15 UTC 2016

On 3/24/2016 3:12 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Mar 2016 14:46:32 -0400, Donald F. Parsons wrote:
>> I am looking for a simple prescription form for Ubuntu that is
>> acceptable by the NYS Health Dept and by pharmacies
> Doesn't such software need an ICD data bank that always needs to get
> updated?
> The ICD and DSM books are very expensive, I doubt that there will be a
> free data bank available, but perhaps such information is shared by a
> special protocol between health insurance funds, administrative bodies,
> doctors etc. and perhaps the protocol is free and open source.
> I could imagine that there are several issues, that make it impossible
> to provide/get accredited medical FLOS-Software.
> To get just a prescription form software, resp. software that can print
> on prescription forms from a book of prescription forms shouldn't be
> that hard to get, this should be possible to do with any office
> software.
NY requires that all prescriptions be sent electronically.

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