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Welcome, Grace Potma, OpenMRS Director of Product!

We’re pleased to welcome Grace Potma to the OpenMRS community as our Director of Product. She comes to us from Thrive Health, a healthcare software startup in Canada where she was the Director of Product Management and Clinical Informatics. Grace is not only a Product Manager, but a Registered Nurse with a specialty in Emergency […]

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OpenMRS Receives Mozilla Open Source Support Program Award for COVID-19 Response

When the OpenMRS community learned about the COVID-19 Solutions Fund set up by Mozilla as a part of their ongoing Mozilla Open Source Support Program (MOSS) in early April, we saw this as the perfect opportunity to support our community’s COVID-19 response. The idea at the time? Build out a suite of science-based COVID-19 tools […]

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What Quality Assurance Tools Have the Potential to Enhance Our Current QA Practices?

The last we heard from the OpenMRS Quality Assurance Team, they were wrapping up a deep dive into our community’s quality assurance practices and had five key findings to share:  Selenium is already set up for testing the OpenMRS Reference Application.OpenMRS core has robust CI testing in place. Better, more effective QA relies on the availability […]

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Five Things We’ve Learned About OpenMRS and Quality Assurance

At OpenMRS, we understand the importance of providing users with a quality product that they can trust. Getting to quality means adopting effective quality assurance processes – and using proven quality assurance tools that our community can easily adopt and practice.   Through conversations with OpenMRS developers, implementers, and quality assurance professionals, we know that quality […]

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OpenMRS Response to COVID-19

As COVID-19 nears pandemic status and strains the existing health care systems, many of us in digital health are asking how our electronic systems can help slow or prevent the spread of this disease, and ultimately save lives.  For those of us who serve in global health, in environments with limited healthcare systems, we are […]

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