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.
When I first started my new blog, I wanted to post at least one post a week. But just like everything else I have not being able to post at least one blog post per week. One reason for this has been I have been assigned to work at an ICU taking care of COVID-19…
Facebook likes to collect as much data as possible, and they will try to retain your data as long as possible. This is why you can’t delete your Facebook or Instagram account for one month. They are slowly opening up WhatsApp so the data you communicate with businesses are available for Facebook. Because at the…
Textareas are a basic and and an important element in any website UI. You might need textareas for a comment section, chat box, etc. However, textareas have one small problem that you can’t seem to find an answer, that is textareas won’t automatically grow in height, as you would need them to be in a…
Clubhouse is like a blackhole for your time, it’s no wonder why everyone in the valley are interested about it. And two things that fills at least 25% of my feed are NFT and BitClout. Full disclaimer, I do not completely understand the concepts behind NFT and BitClout. I’ve not invested my time to look…
You’re a creator, you have been working on your idea for few months. The MVP is ready, it’s time to launch your product. You tell about it on ProductHunt, HackerNews, Reddit, Facebook etc. Not everyone who sees your product on these platforms are going to be your users. Some may be creators just like you,…
I wanted to write something like this for a while, to look at a launch and dissect it and do a SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats). Recently I saw a launch of a new service, a social network designed for kids. It was shared by the developer in one Facebook group which I’m…
When a user signs up for a service most of the time they have to share their email address. When a potential user shares an email address with a service during signup, within that sharing there is benefit for both the user and the service. For the user, they can request a password reset, which…
I haven’t been very active on my blog recently, but when I initially started the blog I wanted to post at least one post per week. So I guess I’m still following my new year resolution on writing at least one post a week. The reason I wasn’t able to write anything was due to…
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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.