Michael Downey

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LibreHealth

LibreHealth is an independent self-governing free & open source software community founded by leading members of the OpenMRS & OpenEMR projects. It builds on a decade of dedication and hard work by contributors to those earlier projects and was created to expand the communities’ impact to all types of Health IT, leveraging its values of active user engagement & radically open transparency. Participation in the LibreHealth community is open to all individuals who support our core values and contribute to our activities.

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March 2013 Contributor Of The Month: Lluis Martinez

Michael Downey | OpenMRS | March 4, 2013

Every month the OpenMRS community highlights one of its contributors in the OpenMRS so you have the chance to learn to learn more about the people involved in the project. This month, OpenMRS community manager Michael Downey introduces you to Lluis Martinez from Spain... Read More »

OpenMRS & OpenEMR Community Members Join Forces - Announce LibreHealth

Press Release | LibreHealth | November 10, 2016

Senior contributors and leaders from OpenMRS & OpenEMR, the two leading open source Health IT platforms, have announced the formation of LibreHealth, a new initiative to expand on many years of work by those communities’ volunteers through increased focused on needs of its users in critical areas. After many years of growth under the sponsorship of organizations OEMR & OpenMRS Inc., key members of the two communities have joined forces to launch a successor free & open source software community to fulfill their vision of improved health outcomes around the world.

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OpenMRS 2.0 Released-Major Milestone for the Open Source EHR

The OpenMRS community is excited to announce the release of OpenMRS 2.0. [This] release brings a new focus to OpenMRS. Instead of just releasing a generic enterprise-grade platform and leaving it up to each implementation to configure, OpenMRS 2.0 includes more functionality “out of the box” that should help you be more productive, faster...OpenMRS 2.0 features a completely new and modern user interface, built from scratch to be much more user friendly. Our new UI is still in its early days, so you may find some missing features. We will be continually improving the UI with your help and feedback. Read More »

OpenMRS Contributor of the Month Works on Rwanda eHealth Systems

Michael Downey | OpenMRS Blog | July 5, 2013

...These days, I’m working in the Rwanda Ministry of Health’s eHealth Department as an implementation lead and program manager for the Rwanda Health Information Exchange (RHIE) initiative, under a contract to Regenstrief Institute. Our project tries to improve healthcare delivery through implementation of a health information exchange that allows healthcare providers to easily save and access patient information for specific care services... Read More »

OpenMRS February 2013 Contributor of the Month: Roger Friedman

Ken Downey | OpenMRS Blog | February 6, 2013

Each month, we highlight one of the contributors in the OpenMRS community, giving you the opportunity to learn more about the people involved in the project. This month, we’re featuring Roger Friedman, a long-time contributor to the project from the United States. OpenMRS community manager Michael Downey had a chat with Roger to talk about his experiences [...]

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OpenMRS Worldwide Summit 2015 [Updated]

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 8, 2015 (All day) - December 14, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Singapore Management University (SMU) Singapore
Singapore

OpenMRS Inc., the non-profit organization supporting the OpenMRS community, is hosting a new annual global gathering of contributors called OpenMRS Worldwide Summit, focused on building and growing both our community and our software. While our OpenMRS Implementers Meetings will continue to bring together OpenMRS implementers & health care professionals to focus on how OpenMRS is used, the annual Worldwide Summit will bring together OpenMRS people of all types, and will offer them opportunities to share their work, as well as discuss how software will evolve in the coming year. The first OpenMRS Summit is happening 8-14 December 2015 in Singapore. Read on for more information about the schedule and logistics.

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