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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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OpenMRS Platform 2.3.0 released!

In recognition of the long awaited OpenMRS Platform 2.3.0 release, special thanks goes to the community contributors who offered their time and commitment tirelessly towards this achievement.Contributing to this cause has been an exiting and challenging experience for many contributors. To some contributors, there was zero knowledge about development, yet they are now quite experienced […]

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OpenMRS Implementer’s Meeting 2019: Strengthening and Harmonizing the OpenMRS Ecosystem

From hackathon sessions focused on expanding OpenMRS developers’ skills to apply new microservice technologies to discussions on OpenMRS implementation successes and challenges, 2019’s OpenMRS Implementer’s Meeting in Maputo, Mozambique offered opportunities for 170 people from 22 countries to explore ways to strengthen and harmonize the OpenMRS ecosystem.  Attendees from 22 countries began arriving on December […]

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Creating Space for Easier Collaboration on Data Migration

“Collaborating does not just happen accidentally; it requires time, planning and dedicating resources to look for and develop opportunities.” – Digital Principles for Development.  When it comes to working together on a shared pain point, having a supportive climate for collaboration can help smooth the way for OpenMRS implementations to re-use existing solutions or work […]

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Welcome, Christine Gichuki, OpenMRS Quality Assurance/Technical Project Manager

This month, Christine Gichuki joined OpenMRS as our Quality Assurance Technical Project Manager. Her core passions are in digital health interventions, communities of practice, and advancements in technology. Christine’s academic background is in computer science and she specialized in health informatics, working in different roles in implementation, quality assurance, and capacity building on a number […]

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