OpenMRS Meeting Boston, Introduction


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OpenMRS Meeting Boston, Introduction

  1. 1. OpenMRS Developers and Implementers Meeting Boston Hamish SF Fraser Partners In Health Division of Global Health Equity, BWH Harvard Medical School
  2. 2. Welcome
  3. 3. Agenda 9.30 coffee/tea 10.00 Introduction Hamish Fraser 10.15 What is OpenMRS Burke Mamlin Examples in the field 10.45 AMPATH, Kenya, including on home based care Burke Mamlin 11.00 Rwinkwavu, Rwanda, including support for clinical care, and synchronization between sites Hamish Fraser 11.15 South Africa/Zimbabwe/Mozambique and OASIS Chris Seebregts 11.30 Millennium Villages Project, including vocabulary management and internationalization Andrew Kanter Features of OpenMRS 11.45 Research data management , Web forms, disease surveillance, use of OpenMRS in the US Darius Jazayeri 12.00 The OpenMRS Vision Hamish Fraser 12.15 Panel discussion and Q&A Fraser, Mamlin, Seebregts, Kanter
  4. 4. Agenda - afternoon 1pm: Lunch, cafeteria, New Research Building (not included) 1pm: Lunch, cafeteria, New Research Building (not included) 2.00 Breakout sessions Preliminary titles, OpenMRS deployment in the field Others may be OpenMRS API and module development proposed by Standards, integration of OpenMRS, including, DHIS audience OpenMRS use in the US Reporting and data export 3.30 Break, coffee, tea 4.00 pm Report from breakouts, wrap up 4.45 Close
  5. 5. Faculty <ul><li>Dr Hamish Fraser , Co-founder OpenMRS collaborative, Director of Informatics and Telemedicine Partners In Health, Assistant Professor Harvard Medical School </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Burke Mamlin , Co-founder OpenMRS collaborative, Developer of initial design for OpenMRS, Research Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Christopher Seebregts , Co-Founder OpenMRS Collaborative Senior Manger in Biomedical Informatics, South African Medical Research Council and Director of the Postgraduate Program in Biomedical Informatics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. </li></ul><ul><li>Darius Jazayeri , Co-designer of OpenMRS Lead software developer, Partners In Health </li></ul><ul><li>Ben Wolfe , Co-designer of OpenMRS Lead Software Developer, Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University </li></ul><ul><li>Justin Miranda , OpenMRS developer </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Andrew Kanter, Asst. Prof. of Clinical Biomedical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Columbia University and Director of Health Information Systems/Medical Informatics for the Millennium Villages Project, Earth Institute, Columbia University </li></ul><ul><li>Mike Seaton , Developer, OpenMRS and Partners In Health </li></ul><ul><li>Evan Waters , EMR team lead, Partners In Health, Neno, Malawi </li></ul>
  6. 6. Breakout session sign-up <ul><li>Please sign up for breakout sessions on the white boards or suggest different titles. We will discuss the breakout plans in the panel session. </li></ul><ul><li>We plan a split between developers and implementor topics </li></ul>
  7. 7. Software in the Public Interest Prize <ul><li>Darius Jazayeri </li></ul><ul><li>was the 2009 recipient of the Antonio Pizzigati Prize for “Software in the Public Interest”. </li></ul><ul><li>Awarded for his 8 years developing open source medical information systems for developing countries </li></ul><ul><li>Prize money funded this meeting </li></ul>
  8. 8. Motivation for the meeting <ul><li>Rapid expansion of OpenMRS, now in more than 15 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Unprecedented interest in medical information systems for global health </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulus bill and interest in “all things EMR” </li></ul><ul><li>We need to grow the organization and better understand the needs of healthcare professionals and developers </li></ul><ul><li>Evolution of the role of open source software in healthcare </li></ul>
  9. 10. OpenMRS sites - fall 2008
  10. 11. Goals <ul><li>To inform people in the US especially Boston area about OpenMRS </li></ul><ul><li>To engage people in discussions around the needs for EMR systems in resource poor environments </li></ul><ul><li>To foster the community of developers and users of OpenMRS </li></ul><ul><li>To encourage new collaborations </li></ul>