1.5 is packed with new features! Simplified upgrades Simplified initial startup and deployment Ability to store large “complex” observations Better support for UTF-8 characters Improved memory management Automatic UUIDs added for all objects/rows A larger and more detailed list of features can be found on the release notes page. To upgrade from 1.3/1.4 to 1.5,
We’re very excited to announce the 1st Annual Latin American Open Source Health Informatics Meeting (IMeCA 2009) in Lima, Peru the 26-31 of October 2009. The principal objectives of the 1st IMeCA 2009 are: Show the benefits of open source electronic medical record software and community development to empower local organizations Understand the issues and
On May 26th we had an OpenMRS developers and implementers meeting in Boston at Harvard Medical School. The goal was to introduce people in the US east coast to OpenMRS, and to give developers, users and potential users a chance to meet and learn about the system. We also provided phone and Skype connections for
On June 24-25, 2009, Hospital Albert Schweitzer, in Deschapelles Haiti, is planning to host a mini OpenMRS Implementers Conference. They are doing this specifically for Visitation Hospital in Petite Riviere de Nippes, to help them get setup to run OpenMRS. They wanted to invite anyone else (primarily those in Haiti) who are interested to participate,
Darius Jazayeri has won the 2009 Pizzigati Prize for Public Interest Computing from the Tides Foundation, partly for his work on OpenMRS. Darius has worked on open source medical records in developing countries with Partners in Health for eight years where he is the lead software designer, and has been one of the lead designers
OpenMRS is proud to announce our summer internships for 2009. We are once again participating in Google Summer of Code. We are also mentoring projects this summer as part of our IDRC-funded OpenMRS Internship Program (OIP), which focuses on mentoring and capacity building in developing countries. This summer’s interns come from nine different countries.
The first official release OpenMRS 1.4 is now available for download at http://openmrs.org/wiki/Downloads. This is our new stable release, replacing 1.3.4. Important note: Upgrading to 1.4 will update your database in a way that cannot be undone, so you cannot go back to 1.3 after upgrading. Please be sure to backup your database before doing
OpenMRS is once again proud to announce our participation in the 2009 Google Summer of Code! This will be our third year of participation in the program and the collective mentorship wisdom our community has accumulated over the past couple of years should help make this our best year yet! Last year’s students set a