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Docker container for OpenEMR 5.0

"OpenEMR is a Free and Open Source electronic health records and medical practice management application that can run on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and many other platforms. OpenEMR is ONC certified and is one of the most popular open source electronic medical records in use today. OpenEMR is supported by a strong community of volunteers and professionals all with the common goal of making OpenEMR a superior alternative to its proprietary counterparts. The OpenEMR community is dedicated to guarding OpenEMR's status as a free, open source software solution for medical practices and is dedicated to maintaining a spirit of openness, kindness and cooperation."

Install dependencies

To install docker in Ubuntu 15.04 use the commands:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ wget -qO- | sh

To install docker in other operating systems check docker online documentation


make up

If you like you can make local.yml and edit this file beforehand


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If you need a MySQL database you can link container :

$ docker run --name some-mysql -e MYSQL_ROOT_PASSWORD=mysecretpassword -d mysql:5.6

note: using version 5.6 of mysql because openemr have some problem with newer version of mysql.

Or you can used pre-existing mysql database but you need to have mysql root password for it.

Them create, run and link to the OpenEMR container:

$ docker run -d -p 80 --link some-mysql:db quantumobject/docker-openemr

where when been ask for database need to replace localhost for db.

Web install procedure :

Check with your browser to the assigned xxxx port by docker or you to continue web installation.

Where you need to fallow this steps :

  • Open EMR Setup : press continue.

  • Open EMR Setup step 1 : option suppose to be "Have setup create the database" and press continue.

  • Open EMR Setup step 2 :


    • Server Host ==> db (this is relate to link container some-mysql:db)angelrr7702-patch-1
    • Server Port ==> 3306 (stay the same)
    • Database Name ==> openemr (stay the same)
    • Login Name ==> openemr (stay the same)
    • PASSWORD ==> xxxxxxx (you need to created a password for the database fallow site recomendation)
    • Name for Root Account ==> root (normally stay the same)
    • Root Pass: ==> xxxxxx (root password for your mysql database ; the same when you created the mysql container)
    • User Hostname ==> % (this normally no recomended but the mysql container will be internally linked with openemr container)
    • UTF-8 Collation ==> General (stay the same)


    • Initial User Password: need to entry a new password for admin user(remember it needed to log in).
    • Press continue.
  • Open EMR Setup step 3 to 6 : press continue.

  • Open EMR Setup step congratualtion page : press continue.

After the web installation need to run this command to increase security :

$ docker exec -it container_id after_install

note: deploy this container behind proxy with SSL :

More Info

About OpenEMR:

To help improve this container quantumobject/docker-openemr

Example of OpenEMR

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