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OMRS21: A Special, Virtual Community Moment​

It’s already a tradition. Every year, when December approaches, a special moment of time occurs. A time of sharing and inspiring. A time of knowledge and ideas. A time of the community. The 2021 OpenMRS Implementers’ Virtual Conference was held on Zoom and lasted for 4 days, from 29th November to 2nd December. During this

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OpenMRS Platform 2.5.0 Released

Am delighted to let all know that OpenMRS Platform 2.5.0 is released ! Something exciting and worth mentioning about this release is several features have been added with OpenMRS 3.0 in mind and that it’s beta phases have succesfully powered Refapp 2.12.0 and openmrs 3.0 with no issue/s recorded As such expect to find the following features in this Release :- Adding support

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Reference Application 2.12.1 Released

We are happy to announce the release of Reference Application 2.12.1, the latest maintenance release of the 2.12.x version of the Reference Application. The primary purpose of this update is to take advantage of the 2.4.2 release of the platform. Critical This release updates the version of Log4J2 to address CVE-2021-44228. This is a critical

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OpenMRS Platform 2.4.2 Released

We are happy to announce the release of Platform 2.4.2, the latest maintenance release of the 2.4.x branch. As a maintenance release, this primarily includes bug fixes. However, it does add support for Tomcat 8.x and Tomcat 9.x. Critical This release updates the version of Log4J2 to address CVE-2021-44228. This is a critical vulnerability and

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Driven by Real Needs: The OpenMRS Dictionary Manager Web App

Imagine you are setting up a Medical Records System at a new location. This new site may have 10, 50, 100, or more forms. Every single question and answer needs a code, so that clinical information can be stored correctly – e.g. “Asthma” might be coded by the computer as A1234. You feel overwhelmed thinking

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Reference Application 2.12.0 Released

Today we announce the OpenMRS Reference Application 2.12.0 release! It’s built on the OpenMRS Platform version 2.4.0 and includes updates and different bug fixes. It also includes, the SPA module, to allow implementers to begin to play with integrating the 3.x framework into their existing OpenMRS installs. Please see the Release Notes for more information.

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OMRS20: Walking Together Was the Perfect Theme

“Collaboration collaboration and collaboration would take us far and faster” Several sessions brought out multiple examples of community collaboration happening at the local, regional, and global levels. Our opening plenary’s speakers, Carol Kamasaka (Digital Health Specialist, Ministry of Health, Uganda) and Onesmus Kamau (Acting Head of the Division of Informatics, Ministry of Health, Kenya) shared

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OMRS20: What About Site Visits?

“Wish I could visit in person, but this was the next best visit.” The opportunity to go to a health facility and see health care providers actually using OpenMRS is usually an Implementers Meeting highlight. With this year’s virtual format, we weren’t quite sure how this could happen. NepalEHR to the rescue! Sanjay Poudel and

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OMRS20: A Virtual Experiment

We usually have about 175 people attend our annual OpenMRS Implementers Meetings each year. Our Global Events Team begins setting everything up with our host country team as early as March. People start making plans and bookings a few months later.  This year, the COVID-19 pandemic led us to make a change that made OMRS20

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