NHIN Connect Using GlassFish and OpenESB

The importance of information exchange in Health Care will continue to grow and the Federal Goverment has several projects to improve it, while also trying to reduce costs. And, as Bill wrote earlier in the year, Sun's Open Source has been actively engaged in this.

Added - Just noticed Tim O'Reilly's note on WhiteHouse.GOV's stack. They use MySQL, Drupal and Apache.


The goal of the National Health Information Network (NHIN) is to provide secure, nationwide, interoperable health information infrastructure that will connect providers, consumers, and others involved in supporting health and healthcare. And the CONNECT Gateway is intended to let the federal agencies connect to the NHIN.

Within the HHS, the ONC is the main entity that coordinates these efforts and it just has choosen Health Information Exchange Open Source (HIEOS) as a key portion of NHIN Connect.

And, HIEOS - developed by Vangent - is using several of our OpenSource components - see Architectural Diagram - including OpenESB and GlassFish, and MySQL.


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