Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) IT Infrastructure White Paper


Targeted at Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) practitioners who want to take advantage of the IHE profiles in their implementation, this paper examines the issues from both an IHE and SOA perspective. The purpose of this tool is to illustrate how IHE profiles can be leveraged in a SOA design; and begin to explore the issues, challenges and benefits of a closer alignment of the IHE Technical Framework with SOA approaches in the future. 


  • Introduction
  • Comparing the Approaches
  • Service Modeling by Example
  • Further Issues for Exploration
  • Conclusion
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Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise

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The Intelligent, Integrated Healthcare System

Service Oriented Architectures