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One million reasons to celebrate our amazing community…

Happy 2018! As we enter into OpenMRS’ fourteenth year, I am regularly reminded of the amazing power of community. It’s anywhere you look: from the hundreds of new code contributions to our code base by dozens of new contributors each month, to the hundreds of “helping hand” communications on our forums, to the tireless efforts […]

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Help support OpenMRS financially this Holiday Season

What’s Going On? Over 40 million people in developing countries are infected with diseases such as HIV/AIDS, multi-drug–resistant tuberculosis, and malaria. Outbreaks of Ebola and other viruses could threaten tens of millions more. The immense threats to global health equity require simple, easy to use, and cost effective healthcare systems and health IT. How is […]

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The Importance of Health Information Technology in Developing Areas

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 […]

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Thanks to Security PS

OpenMRS wants to publicly acknowledge and thank Security PS, an enterprise security consulting company, for their recent work with OpenMRS. Security PS donated time to enhance the security of OpenMRS. Their application security experts found and privately reported software security weaknesses to the OpenMRS team. The development team have analyzed Security PS’s results and have […]

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OpenMRS Releases 2015 Annual Report

First-ever document sets a milestone for an extraordinary period of growth for the international open source health community and presents a vision for the future. INDIANAPOLIS – Feb. 25, 2016 — OpenMRS®, a free and open source health IT software platform built by volunteers around the world, is marking the start of its second decade […]

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