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Our world continues to be ravaged by a pandemic of epic proportions, as over 40 million people are infected with or dying from HIV/AIDS -- most (up to 95%) are in developing countries. Prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS on this scale requires efficient information management, which is critical as HIV/AIDS care must increasingly be entrusted to less skilled providers. Whether for lack of time, developers, or money, most HIV/AIDS programs in developing countries manage their information with simple spreadsheets or small, poorly designed databases...if anything at all. To help them, we need to find a way not only to improve management tools, but also to reduce unnecessary, duplicative efforts. As a response to these challenges, OpenMRS formed in 2004 as a open source medical record system framework for developing countries -- a tide which rises all ships. Over the past decade, OpenMRS has been adapted and used beyond HIV/AIDS for TB, Ebola, maternal-child health, and chronic care. OpenMRS is a multi-institution, nonprofit collaborative led by organizations such as Regenstrief Institute, Inc. (regenstrief.org), a world-renowned leader in medical informatics research, and Partners In Health (pih.org), a Boston-based philanthropic organization with a focus on improving the lives of underprivileged people worldwide through health care service and advocacy. We have also formed a non-profit, OpenMRS, Inc., whose mission is to support the worldwide OpenMRS community. These teams nurture a growing worldwide network of individuals and organizations all focused on creating medical record systems and a corresponding implementation network to allow system development self reliance within resource constrained environments. To date, OpenMRS has been implemented in dozens of developing countries, including South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda, Lesotho, Uganda, Tanzania, Haiti, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, and India.

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OpenMRS 2018 Projects

  • Isuranga Perera
    Bahmni - Notification on Patient Events
    The aim of this project is to provide a way for healthcare providers to subscribe/unsubscribe to notifications of specific events for patients in...
  • Ridmal Liyanagamge
    Enhancements of Attachments module
    OpenMRS is an open source software platform which provides facilities to design of a customized medical system with no programming knowledge. So it...
  • Eunice Amoh
    FHIR Swagger Codegen Integration and Strategic Improvements
    FHIR is becoming a popular standard for health data interchange between healthcare systems. The purpose of this project is to enhance the...
  • Chathuranga Muthukuda
    GSoC'18 Proposal - OpenMRS Android Client
    Mobile technologies have invaded the world within a short period of time and now almost everything we need is in a matter of few touches away.As...
  • Jeyasumangala R
    Improved Built-In Reports module
    The concept of the Built In Reports for OpenMRS Reference applications was initiated during the Google Summer of Code 2017. Now the time to extend...
  • Suthagar Kailayapathy
    Location Based Access Control
    OpenMRS already has the privilege based access control implementations. Like that one, we need to implement a Location based Access control system...
  • Samuel Male
    Merge Patient data from Multiple Installations Skip to end of metadata
    This project is all about adding a new feature of merging Patient and related meta data from different OpenMRS instances to one master database. ...
  • Prabodh Kotasthane
    OAuth Module Enhancements and SMART Apps Support
    Enhance the OAuth2 module by migrating to annotation-based configuration, integrating the EHR launch flow for SMART applications, add support for...
  • Dileka Madushan
    Patient Clinical Summary Enhancement
    The Patient Clinical Summary generates a summary that is being displayed on the patient dashboard which is helpful for the providers to make clinical...
  • Harisu Fanyui
    Generally password reset is a very important part of every system that has to deal with users logging in or have accounts on the system. Individual...