Global OpenMRS Community Met in Malawi for their Annual Implementers’ Conference “eHealth to promote evidence based health service delivery and interoperability” One hundred seventy five members of the worldwide OpenMRS community–representing 20 countries–met in Malawi this past December for the 2017 OpenMRS Implementers’ Conference. This event was the second consecutive year a national government sponsored […]
The Institute of Human Virology in Nigeria is launching OpenMRS Real-time Point of Care at University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) today. The facility is now officially paperless fully run by clinic staff, well trained on OpenMRS application. Way to go IHV Nigeria and OpenMRS community! Read more about IHV Nigeria on their website.
Malawi with OpenMRS Since 1987, Partners In Health (PIH), an international NGO headquartered in Boston, has been working with Ministries of Health in 10 countries to provide high-quality, comprehensive, community-based health care—“a preferential option for the poor in the hardest to reach areas. Known in Malawi as Abwenzi Pa Za Umoyo (APZU), PIH was invited […]
The prestigious, open access, Journal of Medical Internet Research recently published a study looking at the effectiveness of OpenMRS’ use during the 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic in West Africa. The article highlights the work of a team who developed new user-interface components for OpenMRS and rapidly deployed the system in an Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in […]
Health Information Technology (Health IT) is a broad term that describes the technology and infrastructure used to record, analyze, and share patient health data. Various technologies include health record systems, including personal, paper, and electronic; personal health tools including smart devices and apps; and finally, communities to share and discuss information. Some of this technology […]