Thursday, September 11, 2014

GNU Health 2.6.3 released

Dear community
(original formatted news can be found at the GNU Savannah :

GNU Health patchset 2.6.3 has been released !

Priority: High

Table of Contents

    About GNU Health Patchsets
    Summary of this patchset
    Installation notes
    List of bugs fixed in this patchset

About GNU Health Patchsets

We provide "patchsets" to stable releases. Patchsets allow quick bug fixes and updates for production systems.

Patches and Patchsets maximize uptime for production systems, and keep your system updated, without the need to do a whole installation. Some of them, and thanks to the magic of Tryton can be applied to running system.

NOTE: Patchsets are applied on previously installed systems only. For new installations, download and install the whole tarball (ie, gnuhealth-2.6.3.tar.gz)

For more information about GNU Health patches and patchsets you can visit

Summary of this patchset

    Affected modules (excludes localization / typos) : health,
    health_lab, health_socioeconomics

    health : The relate action on appointments is now a wizard, to
    create patient evaluations from appointment (due to Tryton change
    on action domains); more validations and constraints on operational
    sectors, specialties and insurances; fix appointment report.

    health_socioeconomics : Fix Smilkstein Family APGAR (FAPGAR) on the
    field "help from family".

Installation Notes

You must apply previous patchsets before installing this patchset. If your patchset level is 2.6.2, then just follow the general instructions. You can find the patchsets at GNU Health FTP site (

Read and follow the general instructions at

Source the GNU Health profile (source $HOME/.gnuhealthrc) to update your environment

Update your database ( update=all )
List of bugs fixed in this patchset

    #43179 The Insurance number must be unique for each insurance
    company ( ) #43111
    Traceback when creating an evaluation from the appointment form
    ( ) #43092 column does not exist
    ( #43090 Specialties
    should be unique per health professionals
    ( #43089 Missing
    unique constraint on health professionals
    ( #43085 Institution
    Specialty should be available on existing records only
    ( ) #43083
    Operational Sectors and Specialties for each institution must be
    unique ( ) #43059
    Error creating specialties on institutions
    ( ) #43048 Assertion
    Error with datetime, it does not possible install health module
    ( ) #42938 Error on
    Family APGAR selections
    ( )