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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 Google Code-In student Mira Yang Wins Grand Prize

By | 2017-05-08T11:04:32+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Case Studies, Google Code-In, Profiles, Uncategorized|

Mira Yang, an 11th grade student at Union County Magnet High School in NJ, USA and OpenMRS community member has won the 2016 Google Code-In Grand Prize! Miss Yang is a volunteer with the American Red Cross, the American Cancer Society, and a local hospital for children with special needs, who wants to use her computer [...]

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 [...]

OpenMRS SDK

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 [...]

OpenMRS Ebola Case Study

By | 2016-08-31T12:02:52+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Categories: Case Studies, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Fighting Ebola with Open Source Collaboration The enormity and severity of the West African Ebola epidemic that began in 2014 is hard to fathom. Over 10,000 people died with hundreds of thousands deeply affected by loss. In treating any medical condition, information is needed to provide adequate care, but when it’s an epidemic so severe, so [...]

Mozambique Case Study

By | 2016-08-31T11:47:18+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Categories: Case Studies, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

eSaúde: Building a Local OpenMRS Community to Support a National EMR Implementation in Mozambique The southern African country of Mozambique suffers under the most extreme challenges for resource-poor countries: economic instability, political strife, civil unrest, corruption and crime, unreliable infrastructure such as transportation and telecommunications, and a large-scale HIV epidemic that has yet to be declared [...]