Oracle announces SOA Suite 11g R1 (188.8.131.52.0) for healthcare integration. It can be downloaded from SOA Suite for healthcare integration OTN download page. Some of main highlight for this healthcare release includes:
- Ease of Installation: The user installation experience is simplified by introducing an automated healthcare post-install script. User need to install standard SOA Suite 11g R1(184.108.40.206.0) and then a post install script need to be invoked to enable all healthcare components.
- Performance Optimization and Interface Sequencing: This release brings lot of performance enhancement by introducing additional knobs to tweak Engine, database and composite layer to achieve better throughput and response time . An additional sequencing option called Interface Sequencing is added which provides better throughput and scalability by reducing database interaction and sequencing check points. This is additional option on top of Component level sequencing.
- UI Enhancements:
System Dashboards has been added for global view of status of healthcare system. It list all endpoints with their status, protocol details along with message count and queue count associated with endpoints. It provides additional system level data like most active endpoint, recent error trends etc.
The original dashboard is also enhanced to provide Compact Dashboard view to provide endpoint color coding status as small icons, for healthcare systems which have large set of endpoints.
The user provisioning for different roles to view payload etc can now be done through UI.
- Web Services Support : This release provides web services support to exchange web-services (both for SOAP 1.0 and 1.1) based messages between endpoints. A new protocol ‘WS-HTTP’ is added in endpoint configurations in UI. The user can post SOAP message in Sync or Async Mode based upon configuration in the Endpoint. All the OWSM policies available in Enterprise Manager are supported.
This release also provide additional document support for National Council for Prescription Drug Program ( NCPDP) and Interchange level acknowledgement ( TA1) support for HIPAA 5010 use cases.
Check out SOA Suite for healthcare integration (220.127.116.11.0) User Guide for more details.