SOA integration in action: 7 user implementation stories


ESB enables healthcare group's disparate systems to work together

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Deciding whether to buy a system or build one is an important task. Sharp Healthcare had health record information in three separate patient-care applications already in use in its hospitals and medical groups, and needed to have them integrated. The organization decided it would be best to go with the build approach because a large amount of the current setup was built around disparate systems and best-of-breed applications. In this article, Web architect Michael Sanchez discussed his selection process for a framework based on SOA.

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