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Logica’s eCareLogic: A Service Oriented Architecture for Connected Health

  • Harini Kulatunga
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 69)

Abstract

Providing a centralised, complete patient history across acute, primary and community healthcare is the aim of Logica healthcare system design. Achieving this complex system integration without major disruptions to normal work practice is a key factor in the acceptance of eHealth by medical practitioners. This paper will outline how a service-oriented architecture (SOA) can be successfully used to transform current paper based and, stand-alone computer based system data, into a web-based managed service with 0% failure rate and a secure centralised database. Logica’s eCareLogic (eCL) has been shown to improve the performance of a health facility by saving money, increasing system use by clinicians, improving patient safety and being easily deployable alongside existing systems. This paper includes an overview of our experience integrating Logica eCL with legacy systems at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) in UK.

Keywords

Central and complete patient history real-time access web-based managed service messaging and alerts 

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© ICST Institute for Computer Science, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harini Kulatunga
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  1. 1.Logica Healthcare ConsultingReadingUnited Kingdom

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