FOCUS Pittsburgh Clinic Record System Installation/Update/Transfer

Install the software

Before the system can be used, you need to install OpenEMR in the first place, for information about installation of OpenEMR under different platform (LINUX, WINDOWS, OS-X, HOSTED), please refer to the : OpenEMR Installation Guides.

Update system or Transfer system to another machine

After OpenEMR has been succesfully installed, in order to preserve the data and changes made to original clinic system, updating of some system file is required.

Update system

To Upgrade to a new version of OpenEMR, please refer to the : OpenEMR Upgrade Guides.

Transfer system to another machine

Transfer with preservation of database structure changes

To transfer your system to another a different machine, if you have made changes to the structure of the default database and would like to preserve the changes on the new mechine, please go to the [path-to-your-openemr-folder]/openemr-[version-info]/sql/database.sql and make correpsonding changes in this file. After finish editing database.sql, follow the Update system section above to transfer your system to a new machine.

Transfer without preservation of database structure changes

If in the previous system, the database structure has not been changed or you do not need to preserve the changes, follow the Update system section above to transfer your syste to a new machine.

Uninstall the software

To uninstall the system, please see instructions on: OpenEMR Wiki Home Page.