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Redwood Shores, CA, United States, 2011/10/25 - Helps reduce costs and speed time-to-market for healthcare customers (NASDAQ: ORCL) - Oracle.com. NYSE, NASDAQ: ORCL
To provide healthcare customers with comprehensive healthcare integration capabilities within a unified enterprise application infrastructure platform, Oracle today announced Oracle SOA Suite for healthcare integration.
Oracle SOA Suite for healthcare integration delivers healthcare message standards support, dashboards and monitoring for healthcare collaboration, and a toolkit for rapid HIPAA 5010 upgrade and compliance.
Oracle SOA Suite for healthcare integration helps healthcare organizations lower operating costs and speeds time-to-market by delivering a consistent user interface, management console and monitoring environment, as well as healthcare libraries and templates for healthcare customer projects.
Oracle SOA Suite for healthcare integration capabilities are part of the Healthcare Adapter for Oracle SOA Suite 11g.
A component of Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g, Oracle SOA Suite 11g is an integrated, best-of-breed suite that helps organizations rapidly design and assemble, deploy and manage, highly agile and adaptable business applications.
New Features Streamline Healthcare Integration in Oracle SOA Suite 11g
Oracle SOA Suite for healthcare integration is fully configurable and extensible, providing a highly flexible platform for collaboration across all healthcare domains.
The new specialized integration capabilities provide healthcare organizations with:
• Healthcare message standards support: delivers support for messaging and exchange standards used extensively within healthcare domains, such as hospitals, health systems and Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIOs). These include:
• Messaging standards – HL7, X12N, HIPAA
• Exchange standards – MLLP (v1.0, v2.0), TCP/IP, AS2 (for HIPAA)
• Simplified dashboards for healthcare collaboration: helps users easily define documents and endpoints through a simplified user experience and advanced monitoring capabilities that support end-to-end healthcare message tracking.
• A toolkit for rapid HIPAA 5010 upgrade and compliance: provides pre-defined healthcare integration mapping for HIPAA standards that is fully customizable and extensible.
“The extensive set of standards all healthcare organizations are required to adhere to presents a significant information technology challenge,” said Michael Weingartner, vice president, product development, Oracle. “With the launch of Oracle SOA Suite for healthcare integration, Oracle has merged specialized healthcare integration capabilities into a unified enterprise application infrastructure platform. By embedding support for healthcare-specific standards within Oracle SOA Suite 11g, we are able to help healthcare organizations improve efficiencies, lower operating costs and reduce time-to-market.”
“Data integration is essential to realizing the full benefit of electronic health information and advancing personalized medicine initiatives,” said Marc Perlman, global vice president of healthcare and life sciences, Oracle Healthcare. “It has remained, however, one of the industry’s greatest challenges due to the disparate systems and numerous types and forms of data present in the healthcare enterprise – from physician notes and lab data to medical images and genetic data. Oracle SOA Suite for healthcare integration enables advanced capabilities, which allows healthcare organizations to simplify and jumpstart their integration initiatives with a highly flexible platform for collaboration across all healthcare domains.”
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