ThoughtWorks' Bahmni helps small, low-cost hospitals improve patient care

A home-grown open source software that can revolutionise treatment process in rural clinics

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Hundreds of patients at the Jan Swasthya Sahyog (JSS) hospital in Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur used to spend hours carrying documents to different windows. ThoughtWorks’ Bahmni, an open source medical record system, has attempted to put an end to that.   The open source software platform was developed by engineers of software firm ThoughtWorks in Bengaluru and Hyderabad to help doctors keep medical records, lab reports and other related information and treat their patients better.   The objective of Bahmni is to enable effective care and better performance through ...