OpenMRS Inc.

OpenMRS Inc is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to advancing and protecting the OpenMRS Community’s interests.

Why does OpenMRS Inc exist?

We provide support for coordinating and enabling collaboration among community members and organizations committed to working together to solve the real problems faced by healthcare providers, country stakeholders, and OpenMRS implementers. We are the legal owners of the OpenMRS codebase, trademarks, and domain names.

What does OpenMRS Inc do?

We ensure that the OpenMRS Community’s strategy, operations, and activities adhere to the community’s mission, vision and core values. We advocate for resources with sponsors and donors. We handle all legal and financial interests of the OpenMRS Community

Who is OpenMRS Inc?

OpenMRS Inc is governed by a Board of Directors and supported by an Executive Team as well as the OpenMRS Community.

2024 OpenMRS Board of Directors

Chris Bailey​

Christopher Bailey has worked at the World Health Organization for the last eight years, helping establish eHealth and Informatics at the WHO and pioneering the open standards and architectural approach to national eHealth strategies in resource poor settings.

Mitchell Baker​

As the leader of the Mozilla Project, Mitchell Baker is responsible for organizing and motivating a massive, worldwide collective of employees and volunteers who are breathing new life into the Internet with the Mozilla Firefox Web browser and other Mozilla products.

Jan Flowers

Jan is the Director of Global Health Informatics, and a Clinical Faculty member and Research Scientist in the School of Nursing at the University of Washington. In her role at the University of Washington, she directs the technical strategy and architecture for global health informatics programs in resource constrained settings, with projects based in Mozambique, Kenya, Cote d'Ivoire, Haiti, Vietnam, and Namibia.

tom oluoch

Tom Oluoch is a health systems expert with a special interest in the strategic planning, design, implementation and evaluation of health information systems (HIS) in resource-limited settings. He has led large digital health projects in Kenya and provided technical assistance and consultancy services to over 10 countries in Africa. He holds a PhD in medical informatics and has published several informatics and epidemiology papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Steven Wanyee

Steven works with organizations including WHO, USAID, CDC, World Bank, GIZ, DfID, and other leaderships. He serves in local, and global informatics initiatives including; Founder Secretary-General of the Kenya Health Informatics Association (KeHIA); Secretary of the Health Informatics in Africa (HELINA); Serves on several Ministry of Health Working Groups across Africa. Steven is a holder of a double Masters' degree in software engineering and health informatics. He is currently a PhD student in Information systems.

Antony Ojwang

With a deep-rooted passion for OpenMRS, Antony has dedicated his career since 2012 championing its adoption and driving its growth. His experience straddles software development, implementation, advocacy, and collaboration as envisioned by OpenMRS community spirit. As a Senior Digital Health Architect, he currently leads initiatives that align with the mission of OpenMRS and have been instrumental in demystifying its narrative. He has established new deployments and coordinated migrations that have extended the footprint of OpenMRS to over 2,000 facilities in Kenya with over 30 facilities running the latest OpenMRS 3.X platform. His leadership extends beyond advocacy. I’ve been at the helm of technological advancements, ensuring OpenMRS stays at the forefront of healthcare technology. His experience in leading digital health projects extends beyond Kenya and gives him a unique perspective on the practicalities of digital health development and its implementation in different contexts. Leveraging this experience, he aims to promote collaboration, transparency of ongoing initiatives, and recognize efforts of different players.

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