Month: December 2020

OpenMRS Platform 2.4.0 Released

Am pleased to announce that the long awaited openmrs platform 2.4.0 is released: The highlights in this release include: Replaced the fhir module with fhir2 module and support for R4 Upgraded spring to 5.2.9. Upgraded Hibernate to 5.4.21. Added support for Java 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 while not losing support for

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OMRS20: Walking Together Was the Perfect Theme

“Collaboration collaboration and collaboration would take us far and faster” Several sessions brought out multiple examples of community collaboration happening at the local, regional, and global levels. Our opening plenary’s speakers, Carol Kamasaka (Digital Health Specialist, Ministry of Health, Uganda) and Onesmus Kamau (Acting Head of the Division of Informatics, Ministry of Health, Kenya) shared

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OMRS20: What About Site Visits?

“Wish I could visit in person, but this was the next best visit.” The opportunity to go to a health facility and see health care providers actually using OpenMRS is usually an Implementers Meeting highlight. With this year’s virtual format, we weren’t quite sure how this could happen. NepalEHR to the rescue! Sanjay Poudel and

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OMRS20: A Virtual Experiment

We usually have about 175 people attend our annual OpenMRS Implementers Meetings each year. Our Global Events Team begins setting everything up with our host country team as early as March. People start making plans and bookings a few months later.  This year, the COVID-19 pandemic led us to make a change that made OMRS20

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