My name is Rukshan, a wonderer, blogger, occasional coder and a health informatics guy.
I’m Rukshan Ranatunge, currently following my Master’s of Science degree in the field of Biomedical Informatics. I’m interested in digital health systems and achieving interoperability between digital health systems.
This is the place where I write about my musings in my everyday life, tutorials, adventures and misadventures, hot takes and everything in between. If you find my writing helpful, please leave a comment.
Recently I saw a Facebook post post where someone has monitored his data usage and found out that he is spending nearly 300mb of data everyday just for the ad content he’s getting on different websites and YouTube. I don’t know how his browsing behavior, or whether these figures are accurate, however if true a…
The new .icu and .cyou domains targeting the new generation, which is a hip way to say ‘I see you’, or ‘see you’. These domain names are quite cheap, I was able to get a .icu domain for my new blog for just one US dollar, and with a renewal fee of fewer than ten…
I was looking to buy a new laptop and I was doing some shopping online. I was tracking the pricing of the new M1 MacBook air, since two weeks after its release, I found the first M1 MacBooks in Sri Lanka priced at Rs 245,000. Since it was out of my budget, I waited for…
Recently I got to know about the virtual convocation ceremony done by the University of Kelaniya for the graduated students and the backlash that it generated among the students and social media against holding a virtual event instead of a real ceremony at the BMICH. I’m someone who does not belong to the majority, someone…
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National Covid Health Information System
I helped in development and implementation of the National Covid Health Information System
I’m currently engaged in implementing FHIR standards for the Ministry of Health Sri Lanka and achieve interoperability in healthcare.
Sri Lankan Open Data Portal for Health
I’m currently designing and developing the Open Data Portal for Health In Sri Lanka as part of my Master’s thesis.