REST-Style Architecture and the Development of Mobile Health Care Solutions
The growing demand for mobile applications in the health care industry is changing the way software solutions are created, deployed, tested and maintained. The REST-Style architecture is particularly well suitable to quickly integrate legacy systems and offer new highly scalable and secure APIs that can be used as gateways to health care data and services. This paper describes the motivations and technical solutions chosen to build a REST API that can be easily integrated with mobile applications. As a result, care givers can have better access to patient health records from local, regional or state wide Health Information Exchanges (HIE).
KeywordsMobile application Health records RHIO Lab results CCD HL7 REST API Web services JAX-RS Security Software development process
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