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The Getting Started with OpenMRS Guide  started during a Google-sponsored documentation sprint in 2011. The most recent version, dated June 2012, describes OpenMRS 1.9.  Getting Started with OpenMRS Guide is  available available at FLOSS Manuals  for reading online or in EPUB or PDF formats. It  can It can be ordered in printed form from Lulu.  The  PDF of the OpenMRS Guide (3.4 MB) is attached to this page as well.

The Implementers Guide describes everything from product evaluation to  launching launching your site.   This includes evaluating whether OpenMRS meets your needs, organizational and technical requirements, installation, and designing concepts and forms. 


The User Guide is for clinicians, data clerks, and other end users.  It describes everyday taks tasks like logging in and finding a patient record.