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Migration Guide: From Oracle eGate to InterSystems Ensemble®

By jeanluc.morin@caristix.com | Published: April 1st, 2015

Now available: Migration Guide: From Oracle eGate to InterSystems Ensemble®

Many hospital and health systems are being faced with major decisions and challenges concerning interface engine conversion and migration due to DataGate/eGate and eBiz hitting the end-of-life mark. Interface engines are responsible for the critical flow and orchestration of financial, administrative, and clinical data. Disrupting that data flow takes a high level of project organization. Even if an organization is not being forced to replace their interface engine due [...]

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Migration Guide: From Oracle eGate to Orion Health Rhapsody Interface Engine

By jeanluc.morin@caristix.com | Published: February 9th, 2015

In a previous post, we talked about reducing migration project risks and some of the drivers in interface engine selection. In particular, with DataGate/eGate and eBiz at the end-of-life mark, many hospitals and health systems are faced with major conversion and migration decisions. The interface engines now in place are responsible for the critical flow and orchestration of financial, administrative, and clinical data. Disrupting current critical data flow to take on a migration project is challenging.  And the [...]

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Interface Engine Migration: Why Now?

By margo.ellis@caristix.com | Published: January 21st, 2015

If you’re in the hospital or health system world, you’ve probably noticed: the topic of interface engine migration is big right now. And no wonder. Because of the Meaningful Use carrot and stick, we now have a baseline foundation of EHRs to work with. That foundation paves the way for more sophisticated capabilities than ever before, including the promise of analytics, population health management, and the ability to access new sources of clinical and operational data to improve both care [...]

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Interface Migration projects shouldn’t be disruptive

By margo.ellis@caristix.com | Published: January 7th, 2015

If you’re selecting a new interface engine, you know you’re in for some pain as the team migrates interfaces from the legacy engine to the new one. But with the right planning and the right interface migration tools, you can minimize disruption and ensure a smooth transition during interface migration projects.

Reducing migration cycle time

That being said, what if we told you that you can cut 90% of the time it takes to code the schema you’re migrating? Or [...]

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Interface Engine Selection: Reducing Migration Risk

By margo.ellis@caristix.com | Published: December 10th, 2014

New interface selection: a big decision

Is your team selecting a new interface engine? If so, you’re in good company. With DataGate/eGate and eBiz at the end-of-life mark, many hospitals and health systems are faced with major conversion and migration decisions. The engines they have in place now are responsible for the flow and orchestration of financial, administrative, and clinical data. They can’t afford to disrupt their current capabilities. And the smartest organizations are working to expand their interoperability.

This leaves hospitals [...]

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Interface Conversion Projects and Connectors

By margo.ellis@caristix.com | Published: October 15th, 2014

Interface Conversion Projects: 10 or More Steps

If you’ve ever worked on converting from a legacy interface engine to a new one, you know one thing: this is one complex project. With a lot of moving parts. You’re easily facing 10 or more different workflow steps — per interface.  The workflow can start with simply backing up the legacy production interface and can end with testing and deploying the new interface. But between Step 1 and 10, there is a lot [...]

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