An Integrated Broker Platform for Open eHealth Domain

  • Foteini Gr. Andriopoulou
  • Lamprini T. Kolovou
  • Dimitrios K. Lymberopoulos
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 61)


The adoption of personalized context aware services in healthcare domain has imposed new demands on IT providers and motivates integration and interoperability between heterogeneous healthcare systems. In this paper, we propose an Integrated Broker Platform – IBP that incorporates the benefits of the advanced technologies of Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and Service Broker (SB) allowing the efficient provision of secure, interoperable, reliable and cost-efficient message and service delivery by dynamical and intelligent selection of services. IBP provides mediation functionalities that TSB supports but is enhanced with business logic from the SB. An architecture pattern for both TSB and SB is proposed, analyzed and prototyped.


integrated broker platform (IBP) ESB TSB Service Broker-SB healthcare 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Foteini Gr. Andriopoulou
    • 1
  • Lamprini T. Kolovou
    • 1
  • Dimitrios K. Lymberopoulos
    • 1
  1. 1.Wire Communications Laboratory, Electrical and Computer Engineering DepartmentUniversity of PatrasRio PatrasGreece

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