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 […]

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2020, its been a challenging time…. for everyone.   Now its the end of the Summer 2020, and time for the new term to start. There is no doubt that challenges are ahead.   As we move forward, the best way to frame this time, is of one of opportunity. So lets not look at […]

In my last post I was briefly looking at some of the successes that the Ripple Foundation has enjoyed over the last few years. In fostering change in the field of healthcare and in promoting the role of open source, openEHR and an open platform in healthcare its been challenging work so great to see uptake […]

As many of you will know, following positive developments on the ground in Leeds, the Ripple Open Source Initiative began in 2015 and moved into the not for profit, Ripple Foundation shortly thereafter. In targeting and supporting the development of key open source components to address usability (PulseTile utilising Marmelab’s React-Admin framework), interoperability (Rob Tweed’s QEWD) […]

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. […]