A community-developed, open-source, enterprise electronic medical record system platform. Designed specifically to respond to those actively building and managing health systems in the developing world, where AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria afflict the lives of millions.
The mission of OpenMRS is to improve health care delivery in resource-constrained environments by coordinating a global community that creates a robust, scalable, user-driven, open source medical record system platform.
-Design decisions are driven by real, not perceived needs.
-Our software works in the most challenging health care delivery environments.
-We create a platform that is adaptable to the unique needs of our users around the world.
-We are open, honest, and transparent in both our processes and our software.
-Our software serves as a platform that empowers both users and implementers to innovate.
-We publicly document and share our knowledge, skills, experiences, and failures.
-We believe the best ideas come from people with different backgrounds and talents, and we build a community where these people can come together and innovate.
-We believe in harnessing the wisdom of our software development community by creating a safe place to raise concerns, discuss failures, improve existing ideas, and solve problems.