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My Hospital runs Linux (OR) How we closed the Windows & Opened the Doors


The Great Dream … This post is my dream .. or has been for about 4 years. A day that my hospital runs on full Open Source Software. First a little about me. I am a practicing Paediatric Orthopaedic and Spine Surgeon. I am a Open Source enthusiast. I started using Linux 6 years ago and for past 4 year I am using it almost exclusively at work and home. The only time I use Windows is for the odd gaming. I do Python programming – web & desktop. When… Read more My Hospital runs Linux (OR) How we closed the Windows & Opened the Doors

State of Django EMR


As I noted few days before, I have split the project and both are maintained. The Dojo front end is called OrthoDocx and jQuery front end is called OrthoEMR. It is Orthopaedic specific as of now. Will upload comparative screen shots soon.

Django EMR : Status Update and How i Moved to Dojo from jQuery


Hi, As usual updates are infrequent.I have moved from jQuery to Dojo as the front end development in jQuery was not satisfying for me. Dojo is more polished. I like the Dojo approach of bundling all the plugins and integrating it tightly rather than the add as you like approach of jQuery. Dijit is superb. Of course Dojo documentation can do better. However, it has become so much better than a few releases ago.I have found that if you persist with it after some initial frustration, it is rather nice… Read more Django EMR : Status Update and How i Moved to Dojo from jQuery

My Django EMR project – Orthopaedic Electronic Medical Record


Hello wandering web surfers, It has been a long time.. the spider was asleep.Just to announce that long time go when this blog started i had mentioned about designing my own EMR.That is taking shape. I have been quietly at work for about past year and 3 months at it. Choice of Desktop v/s Web: Well i went for the web.. Python was the language i know .. at least a little bit. A little bit of googling suggested Django was the most popular, so i jumped straight in. Initially… Read more My Django EMR project – Orthopaedic Electronic Medical Record

Let us start at the beginning…..


In the beginning, I did not exist…. there was this great void on the web…. … then on one lazy Friday after noon.. after an enriching cup of hot Milo, the Spider decided enough was enough and in a great maniacal flurry of creative hurry, decided to leave marks of its existence on the web of life. This Blog is a product of  that afternoon. Now i exist on Orkut, Facebook, LinkedIn, WordPress and Twitter.. Enough about Me…. Now on to something completely different…………. Me…( Ya.. i like Monty Python) I… Read more Let us start at the beginning…..