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Sharing Experiences: OpenMRS & UX Design

The OpenMRS Community is committed to being user-driven and has long held community-driven Design Forums. Questions around how we engage users and integrate design into our community processes have periodically surfaced in the community. An entire unconferencing session was dedicated to UI/UX Design Process + Human Centered Design at the 2018 OpenMRS Implementers Meeting.  We’ve

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Welcoming our 2022 OpenMRS Fellows!

Several years ago, the OpenMRS Community faced a serious challenge: several senior developers were moving on to new adventures in their careers. While the community had a large pool of new talent starting out, the number of experienced OpenMRS developers working on community priorities who could pick up the baton of departing senior developers were

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OpenMRS Quality Assurance: The highs and lows of 2021

The Quality Assurance team has come a long way since its inception in 2019 and the most amazing thing is that we are still growing. In 2021, the QA team experienced tremendous growth and diversification in its work. The team no longer just handles the Reference Application UI tests and comprises at most 4 people.

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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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