GNUmed is a comprehensive scalable software solution for electronic medical practices with an emphasis on privacy protection, secure patient centric record sharing, decision support, and ease of use. It is intended to become a sophisticated decision support system that will elevate the quality of medical care that can be delivered.
GNUmed Live is a bootable CD that contains the GNUmed medical software client in a graphical environment as well as the corresponding PostgreSQL database for medical record storage. It can be run completely self-contained without any installation on the host system. The CD provides an option to install a fully configured Debian Linux distribution on the host computer.