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BizTalk HL7 Solution for healthcare providers

Introduction The proposed solution is part of Allied Consultant’s Healthcare EDI solution stack. The solution integrates and centralizes the various medical systems and ensures compliance with HL7 (Health level 7) standard. It also helps in integration of different systems without the high costs or third-party interface development. Solution features Microsoft BizTalk Accelerator for HL7 (BTAHL7): […]

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Introduction to Azure Logic Apps

Microsoft plans to reduce the complexity of building integration solutions. But, the historical complexity of BizTalk acts as an inhibitor to end client’s empowerment. The company recently launched logic apps, that is, applications that automate business processes across different hosted and on-premise APIs and services. Microsoft’s new iPaas (integration platform-as-a-service) is getting a lot of […]

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Outsourcing IT: Do’s and Don’ts of building offshore teams for integration development projects

Deloitte is bullish on IT outsourcing. The consulting giant conducted 2014 Global Outsourcing and Insourcing Survey and reported that “companies have begun to segment their IT environments and pursue a ‘portfolio approach” by benefiting from the capabilities of smaller, specialized service providers”. However, hiring good developers offshore/nearshore is expensive, hard to get and even harder to […]

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Will Azure Logic Apps replace BizTalk on the cloud?

Microsoft released the preview of Azure Logic Apps in March 2015. Comparing to Biztalk, Azure Logic Apps is a paradigm shift. GA (general availability) is expected in January next year. It can be used in many ways such as: Enterprise grade integration of high-volume, mission-critical business applications Integration of on-premise and cloud systems Integrating cloud apps […]

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Turning software services projects into products: Challenges, solutions and ideas

Idea in brief Making products out of projects is always a point of discussion in the software services firms. I have identified 8 major challenges and proposed their solutions. It is generally after 5-10 years of starting a consulting career that we feel this need. Initially passion attracts the IT consultants into the field; you […]

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Elephant in the room: Managing 24/7 support for your EDI projects

BizTalk consulting firms can increase their profitability and customer satisfaction by addressing a recurring problem that I see in BizTalk space. There is a mismatch between the end clients’ price appetite for EDI support services and the consulting firms’ cost of maintaining 24/7 EDI support services. Some customers operate globally, and they need 24/7 support […]

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BizTalk Blog: Notes for beginners on BizTalk Server

1. Introduction A company or an enterprise uses many technological applications to speed up and automate their business processes. Each of these applications is independent and implemented differently from one another. With company expansion, new systems merge with each other that makes it important for these heterogeneous systems to work together. There is a critical need for […]

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BizTalk for Healthcare: Top 5 Case Studies of BizTalk HL7 Implementation

1. Datapost does the integration job for Hamilton Health Services Hamilton Health Services used Microsoft BizTalk Serve, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Visual Studio and Corolar Integration Suite to deploy a comprehensive, easy-to-use HL7 integration solution. The major challenges included: Integration of clinical systems, including MEDITECH and EPIC for electronic health records (EHR) Integrated of cancer patient records […]