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How OpenMRS is Growing our Talent Pipeline While Solving Indicator Reporting Problems

Speak with any OpenMRS implementer, community member, or stakeholder about the challenges they face and you will probably hear about the headaches OpenMRS reporting causes and the limited availability of experienced developers. We’ve talked about the different ways we’re tackling OpenMRS reporting challenges in previous blogs and Talk posts. The question is……. What about our talent pipeline? When OpenMRS received

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OpenMRS Platform 2.4.0 Released

Am pleased to announce that the long awaited openmrs platform 2.4.0 is released: https://talk.openmrs.org/t/openmrs-platform-2-4-0-released/31455 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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OpenMRS Reference Application 2.11.0 released

It’s a moment of happiness for the OpenMRS community as we announce the OpenMRS Reference Application 2.11.0 release.It’s built on the OpenMRS Platform version 2.3.2 and includes updates and bug fixes of over 40 modules, unfortunately or fortunately we didn’t bundle spa module which was considered a hot cake at the beginning. Please see the

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OpenMRS Reference Application 2.10.0 Released

I would want to gladly announce the awaited Reference Application 2.10.0 Release.It’s built on Platform 2.3.0 and includes bug fixes to over 40 modules.With this release, 1) we removed the Chart Search Module From the Reference Application Modules list2) we also developed the Growth Chart Module for Reference Application, but also not bundled with in the distribution.3) Another

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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

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Google Code-in 2018 with OpenMRS Concludes

After a lengthy, exciting 7 weeks, the Google Code-in 2018 (GCI) program has finally come to an end. 2018 served as the largest year for OpenMRS with a 52.4% increase in students up to a total of 823 from all over the world and a 169.3% increase in tasks completed to a total of 1072,

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Congratulations to our GSoC 2018 Students!

Google Sumer of Code 2018 has come to an end, and it’s been an exciting, busy and rewarding time, with some great outcomes from the students and mentors who worked tirelessly during the three month coding period. A big thank you to all the students and mentors that participated in GSoC 2018! Your time, efforts and contributions

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Announcing OMRS18!

  On behalf of the entire OpenMRS community, we are thrilled to announce the 2018 OpenMRS Implementers’ Conference (#OMRS18) will be hosted in  Nairobi  Kenya, in association with HELINA 2018 (#HELINA2018), the biannual meeting of the Pan-African Health Informatics Association.  Our hosts, the Kenya Ministry of Health, the Kenya Health Informatics Association (KeHIA – www.kehia.org)

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Celebrating our Andela partnership

Since 2017, OpenMRS has partnered with Andela to provide mentorship to its apprentices, who also contribute to the OpenMRS community by writing code. This mutually-beneficial partnership has given Andela real-world project examples and allowed the OpenMRS community to move forward many projects including: Addon Manager, Idgen UI OWA, Cohort Builder, Obs Management, Order Entry UI, Platform

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