In Chapter 1 of the HL7 Survival Guide, we covered what it takes to exchange data. To help you make the most suitable choice among interfacing approaches, we’ve laid out the pros and cons of each approach or set of capabilities.
Get up and running quickly if you have a few systems only.
Small system volume makes it easier to work with
Works well and is cost-effective for fewer than five healthcare information/clinical systems as infrastructure investment in minimal and complexity is reduced.