Open Hospital Review - why 3.6 stars?

Open Hospital Review
ITQlick Score: 86/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.6/5)
Pricing: 4/10 - average cost
Category: Hospital Management -> Open
Ranking:Ranked 29 out of 172 Hospital Management systems
Company: Informatici Senza Frontiere
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Mobile, Cloud
Links: Open Hospital pricing, Open Hospital alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Sep 12, 2022

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What is Open and its features?

It aims to bridge the digital divide and to foster a process of growth through ICT knowledge, its power and the opportunities it offers. It beliefs in the values of respect for human dignity and solidarity and works for inclusion and development.

What is Open Hospital rating?

The rating of Open Hospital is 3.6 stars out of 5 and the total score is 86 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses Open Hospital?

The typical customers include the following business size: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Is it easy to use?

Yes, Open Hospital makes it fairly easy to use. This product is user friendly and intuitive.

Is Open Hospital cloud-based?

Yes, they offer cloud based hosting, which means IT resources are retrieved through web-based tools and applications and you don't need to buy servers and additional hardware equipment.

Can it be used on mobile?

Yes, you can access Open Hospital on your mobile/smart phone.

Is Open Hospital the best Hospital Management system?

Open Hospital is ranked 29 out of 172 software in their category (Hospital Management systems).

What are Open Hospital's pros? (3 Pros)

  • Open Hospital is easy to install and set up
  • The software has a rich feature set common to hospital management solutions
  • Open Hospital is a free forever application

What are Open Hospital's cons? (2 cons)

  • Open Hospital does not have telehealth functionality like most of its top alternatives
  • The software does not support mobile-friendly deployment options as it is only available as a desktop app

Who are their main alternatives?

Open Hospital vs. Allengers HMS

Open Hospital and Allengers HMS have some features in common, including inpatient and outpatient management, warehouse management, document management, electronic health records, etc. Open Hospital offers laboratory management features, unlike Allengers HMS, while the latter supports accounting/billing features and appointment scheduling, unavailable on Open Hospital.

Open Hospital is a desktop-based platform, while Allengers HMS is a web-based hospital management solution. Allengers HMS does not disclose pricing details, while Open Hospital is a free forever solution. Open Hospital serves health centers, hospitals, and non-governmental organizations, while Allengers HMS hospitals, clinics, medical colleges, and nursing homes.

They are equally scalable solutions for small, midsize, and large-scale multi-location hospitals. Allengers HMS has over 250 installations, while Open Hospital has recorded over 100,000 downloads from 100 countries. Unlike Allengers HMS, Open Hospital offers support through its community forum.

Open Hospital vs. eHospital Systems

Open Hospital shares a few features with eHospital Systems, such as multi-language support, electronic health records, personnel scheduling, inpatient/outpatient management, inventory management, lab/biometric integrations, etc. Unlike Open Hospital, eHospital Systems offers accounting/billing features, business intelligence, patient portals, HR/payroll tools, etc. Open Hospital has an advanced document management tool that eHospital Systems does not offer.

Open Hospital is a free forever solution, while eHospital Systems does not disclose its pricing details. Open Hospital is a desktop-based hospital management solution, while eHospital Systems supports cloud and on-premise deployments. Health centers, hospitals, and NGOs use Open Hospital, while eHospital Systems serves healthcare facilities, multi-specialty clinics, and medical practitioners.

Open Hospital and eHospital Systems are equally scalable hospital management solutions for healthcare facilities of all sizes. Open Hospital has more than 23 active installations in 13 countries with over 100,000 downloads, while eHospital Systems is the product of a company based in the United States. Community forum support is available for users of Open Hospital but not for users of eHospital Systems.

Open Hospital vs. Napier Hospital Information Systems

Open Hospital and Napier HIS have similar features, including inventory management, inpatient and outpatient management, electronic health records, laboratory management, PACS integrations, etc. Unlike Open Hospital, Napier HIS offers a patient portal, pharmacy management, appointment scheduling, accounting/billing tools, telehealth, business intelligence, lead management, post-discharge care, etc.

Napier HIS is a web-based hospital management platform, while Open Hospital is a desktop-based solution. Open Hospital is free forever as an open-source offering, while Napier HIS does not disclose its pricing details. Open Hospital has recorded over 100,000 downloads globally, while Napier HIS was founded in 1996.

Open Hospital serves health centers, hospitals, and NGOs, while hospitals and clinics are the target customers of Napier HIS. They are equally scalable hospital management solutions for small, midsize, and enterprise (multi-location) hospitals. Unlike Napier HIS, Open Hospital offers support through a community forum channel.

What is the cost of Open Hospital?

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Open Hospital

What should you ask Informatici Senza Frontiere during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Open Hospital and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Open Hospital in action.

Where Open Hospital is used?

Open Hospital is a hospital management solution for health centers, hospitals, and non-governmental organizations. The platform is highly scalable for hospitals of all sizes. St. Luke Hospital, Uganda, is a notable client that uses the Open Hospital solution.

List of categories

Inventory Management
Hospital Management
Medical Accounting
Patient Records

List of features

Inventory Management

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.