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Migrating OpenMRS to use Artifactory and Bintray

By | 2017-05-08T11:02:03+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies, Developer Talk, OpenMRS Blog, Uncategorized|

The OpenMRS maven repository, which is used daily by every OpenMRS developer, was migrated to Artifactory Cloud over a month ago. It was possible thanks to a generous contribution from the JFrog company letting us use a free cloud instance. Artifactory is a repository for various software artifacts, but we use it mainly for maven build artifacts. [...]

OpenMRS Releases 2016 Annual Report Following Inaugural Report

By | 2017-05-08T11:04:15+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: OpenMRS Blog, Uncategorized|

OpenMRS community surpasses nearly every metric from 2015 as documented in their second annual report, demonstrating increased effectiveness in solving many problems around healthcare delivery in low-resource areas around the world. INDIANAPOLIS — March 23, 2017 — OpenMRS®, a free and open source health IT software platform built by volunteers around the world, is marking the [...]

OpenMRS Google Code-In student Nji Collins Wins Grand Prize

By | 2017-05-08T11:04:27+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Categories: Case Studies, Google Code-In, OpenMRS Blog, Profiles, Uncategorized|

OpenMRS Google Code-In student Nji Collins became the first African winner of the prestigious Grand Prize award! In Nov. 2016, Nji Collins (aka Collin Grimm), a high school student from Bamenda, Cameroon, participated in Google Code-In, the global online coding contest which for pre-university students aged 13 to 17. GCI introduces young talented minds to the [...]


By | 2017-05-08T11:09:26+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies, Developer Talk, OpenMRS Blog, Releases, Uncategorized|Tags: |

OpenMRS SDK is a tool created for OpenMRS developers to help them be more productive when working on OpenMRS core and modules. It includes features like setting up, running and debugging servers, creating modules, building distributions as docker images, fetching code, making pull requests and many more. Almost 8 months passed since the OpenMRS SDK 3.0 release. Over that [...]

Thanks to Security PS

By | 2017-02-09T17:09:01+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: Developer Talk, OpenMRS Blog, Organization, Uncategorized|

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 made [...]

OpenMRS Platform 2.0.3 Released

By | 2017-02-03T11:53:52+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Categories: OpenMRS Blog, Releases, Uncategorized|

NOTE: Due to a glitch in our release process, this release is no longer publicly available. (It doesn't include the right bundled modules.) Use the newly-release Platform instead. Hola, The OpenMRS Platform 2.0.3 is released! For download instructions and details in this release, take a look at the release notes. Thanks for everyone who made [...]

Update from the OpenMRS Leadership Team

By | 2016-11-18T14:00:29+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Categories: OpenMRS Blog, Uncategorized|

The OpenMRS leadership team (including Paul Biondich and Burke Mamlin, winners of the 2016 AMIA Donald A. B. Lindberg Innovation Award) met this week to reaffirm our commitment to creating and supporting the vibrant OpenMRS community that continues to develop and support OpenMRS software, partnerships, and implementations. We are enthusiastic to see new products growing out [...]

OpenMRS Reference Application 2.5 Released

By | 2016-11-10T22:54:03+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Categories: OpenMRS Blog, Releases, Uncategorized|

Hello The OpenMRS Reference Application 2.5 has been released, it is built on OpenMRS Platform 2.0.1 which contains several bug fixes and new modules . For information about the new modules and how to download the application ,please check the Release Notes page and to take part in the discussion about the new Reference Application 2.5 [...]

OpenMRS Platform 2.0.1 Released

By | 2016-11-08T13:46:18+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Categories: OpenMRS Blog, Releases, Uncategorized|

Hello, The OpenMRS Platform 2.0.1 is released! For download instructions and details in this release, take a look at the release notes. Thanks to everyone who made this happen. Let us get ready for the Reference Application 2.5, based on this platform, which is getting out this week! Daniel Kayiwa On Behalf of the OpenMRS community