As we had been indicating in recent posts, 2020 looked set to be a year of change for the Ripple Foundation. Certainly it was clear that change was coming, of some sort. So  it has turned out to be.. little did we know that the pace of change would accelerate quite as fast as it [...]

INTEROPen have launched a paper outlining the differing approaches and goals of FHIR and openEHR.  We highly recommend reading the attached to understand the differing approaches and goals of each standard, and why they both have a valid and complementary place in the challenges [...]

Defining an Open Platform – Thought-provoking collaborative document from the Apperta Foundation that we highly recommend reading.   The paper has pulled together with the experience and knowledge from a wide range of clinical, health informatics and health system [...]

Leeds is leading the way in developing and piloting an open platform based Person Held Record (PHR) for local people.  It follows extensive engagement with individuals, care professionals and stakeholders across the city to understand their needs and aspirations. It is [...]

Ripple Foundation is proud to be leveraging the multi-purpose QEWD.js as a world leading integration framework to meet the increasing demands of Healthcare IT.   QEWD.js is an incredible versatile middleware that Ripple Foundation, a not for profit organisation, is endorsing as [...]

The world of healthcare can now begin to leverage the power and potential of the EtherCIS Clinical Data Repository. EtherCIS development has been supported by the non profit Ripple Foundation and this leading technology now provides the key foundation of its “showcase stack” and [...]

Ripple Foundation is launching a series of three videos that introduces viewers to openEHR. openEHR is an open, clinically lead approach to creating a standards based healthcare platform for the 21st Century. This includes standardised clinical content and information models for [...]

  This short video is part 2 of a 3 part series to help explain openEHR, the future of healthcare IT. Watch. Learn. Share. [...]

This short video is the last of a 3 part series to help explain openEHR, the future of healthcare IT. Watch. Learn. Share. [...]

Ripple Foundation’s showcase stack encompassing three open source elements – front end UX/UI framework, middleware and backend/data repository.  Each component harnesses the power of open source and aims to demonstrate open standards in action to show that there is a different [...]

Starting with the Public Below is a news article from Joined Up Leeds, something we are very proud to be collaborating on. For anyone considering undertaking Person Held Record (PHR), whether developing or looking to implement, this should be of real use. Joined Up [...]

The NHS has long recognised the importance and value of patient and citizen engagement and there are many networks and systems to enable patients to provide input into service and programme delivery. What the NHS could do better at is co-ordinating that patient involvement, [...]

As we move Health and Social Care into the 21st Century, the need to improve care underpinned by better information sharing is paramount. For many health and social care professionals, efforts around “information sharing” have become a real challenge. Central to this has been the [...]