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Introducing OpenMRS 2.0

Release date: 26 February 2014

Today, our community is excited to announce the release of OpenMRS 2.0. This is quite a milestone for us, and we’d like to explain what it means:

What hasn’t changed: OpenMRS 2.0 is still built on our familiar OpenMRS Platform, including OpenMRS API 1.9.7 and REST web services. We’re building on a decade of experience and effort from around the world to make sure our software is reliable and has a wide and deep support system.

What HAS changed: 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. For example: in OpenMRS 2.1, we’ll let you add your own forms without having to write a module and we’ll include some pre-built reports along with an ad-hoc query tool. But we think it’s important to show the direction OpenMRS is moving, so current and future implementations can start planning around these changes. For more information on upcoming features, see the Road Map wiki page for OpenMRS 2.0.

You can download OpenMRS 2.0 from our downloads page using one of these options:

Please visit our implementer documentation to learn more about how to setup and use OpenMRS 2.0.

Darius Jazayeri

Additional Technical Details

You can leverage some or all of these technologies to build your own OpenMRS distribution. Learn more about developing for OpenMRS 2.x.

Bundled Modules

  1. App Framework v. 2.1
  2. App UI v. 1.1
  3. Calculation v. 1.1
  4. Core Apps v. 1.2.1
  5. Data Exchange v. 1.1
  6. EMR API v. 1.1
  7. Event v. 2.1
  8. HTML Form Entry 1.9 Ext v. 1.4
  9. HTML Form Entry v. 2.2.1
  10. HTML Form Entry UI v. 1.0
  11. HTML Widgets v. 1.6.5
  12. ID Gen v. 2.7
  13. Logic v. 0.5.2
  14. Metadata Mapping v. 1.0.1
  15. Metadata Sharing v. 1.1.8
  16. Name Phonetics v. 1.4
  17. Provider Management v. 2.1
  18. Reference Application v. 1.0.1
  19. Reference Metadata v. 1.1
  20. Registration App v. 1.0
  21. Registration Core v. 1.0
  22. Reporting v. 0.8.1
  23. Serialization XStream v. 0.2.7
  24. UI Commons v. 1.2.1
  25. UI Framework v. 3.2.1
  26. UI Library v. 2.0.4
  27. Webservices REST v. 2.4

Resolved Issues


A huge thanks to the 114 people that have contributed to the code base and helping us to get this far:

Individual IT Services

Indraneel Rao

Mr. Marvin

Vatsal Singhal