It’s encouraging to see Matthew Gould, the CEO of the newly formed NHSX is spending time at   the clinical frontline before he formally starts in his post in July.  After reading Matthew Gould’s most recent blog, it’s clear his time so far with care professionals is helping inform his views; recognising that health IT is […]

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 faced in digitising health and social care.  Please share with colleagues. […]

Ripple Foundation is partnering with the Discovery Data Service (DDS) and driving success for the NHS by transforming digital healthcare and contributing to the interoperability agenda.  The cultural fit of working collaboratively with open source solutions has allowed the development and delivery of innovative solutions. The DDS uses a publish and subscribe model. Subscribers are health […]

We are pleased to update the openEHR community on the outcome of our EtherCIS international camp held over 3 days in London, December 2018. A group of 12 individuals, representing 8 nationalities from academia, commercial and non-profit sectors came together to explore, discuss and plan the growth of EtherCIS and the open source openEHR community […]

Hello and welcome to our Digital Commons Academy, a set of open access videos, which you are free to use and and share with colleagues. At Ripple Foundation we appreciate that digital advancement in health and care is complex so we’ve broken down the issues into a series of short but thorough videos for you […]

It was a great pleasure to meet the Health Secretary on his recent visit to Leeds after launching his new “tech vision” for the health service. I met Matt Hancock MP at the ODI in the centre of Leeds on Friday 19 October 2018 and talked him through our development for Helm – an open […]

Ripple Foundation is delighted to announce we have been officially approved as a supplier for cloud support on the UK government framework called G-Cloud 10.  It is a national framework that shares the agreement between the government and suppliers who provide cloud-based services. To be accepted onto G-Cloud framework we have provided information about the […]

We are proud to be supporting Yorkshire and Humber’s successful bid to become a Local Health and Care Record Exemplar with our technical solution for a Person Held Record called Helm. This is a credit to their national and international leadership in this field and a sign of a change in the health IT marketplace. […]

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EtherCIS Clinical Data Repository is developing at pace with radical new improvements in its latest V1.2 release including enhanced security, more complex querying, federation,  improved configuration capabilities and much more. EtherCIS is the leading open source implementation of the openEHR standard in action (including AQL support) and these new developments make the use of EtherCIS […]

Developments in recent months have brought the leading work of QEWD.js to even greater heights. Three key areas bring the technology led by Rob Tweed of M/Gateway Ltd bang up to date in the refactoring of the Ripple-QEWD solution: Shift towards a microservices based architecture Leveraging the power of JSON Web Tokens (JWT) to secure […]

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Ripple Foundation is proud to introduce PulseTile – transforming usability with a clinically led UX/UI framework to support 21st Century care. Ripple Foundation is aiming for PulseTile to be one of the most useful UX/UI frameworks in healthcare.  PulseTile is the user interface that sits within the showcase stack that Ripple Foundation is promoting as […]

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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 economics including our very own Dr Tony Shannon but also….    Ewan Davis – Woodcote Consulting Dr Ian McNicoll […]