Technology is just a small part of a successful HL7 information systems implementation.

MDI Solutions’ comprehensive consulting expertise complements our HL7 integration solution strengths. We help clients implement and derive value from our solutions as quickly and effectively as possible. From implementation services through transition management methodologies, our consulting organization is dedicated to clients’ success.

Our Consultants provide a full range of professional services offerings for most integration business and technology solutions that are secure, reliable and agile. With MDI’s industry-leading HL7 integration capabilities and MDI’s competence in application development, proficiency in data access and a deep knowledge of data management and movement technologies can help you distribute your information assets across all areas of your business. Some of the consulting services available include project management, business analysis, systems analysis, solution design and architecture, implementation, change management strategy, interface development and systems integration.

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Find an Expert. See our directory of integration health care Consultants. Our Consultants utilize extensive health care industry experience to provide cutting edge advice and solutions. For additional information, just click Please Tell me more about MDI Consultants.

MDI Consultant 2499 – Health Care Systems Integration Expert, over 18 years experience of health care information systems and software design experience.

  • Twelve years of healthcare systems integration and project management experience.
  • Expert design, development and implementation of systems integration products, specializing in the SeeBeyond (STC) e*Gate, JavaCaps and Sybase e-Biz 2000 integration engines.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
IS Software Engineer
  • Manage and develop the Universal Interface Engine Project utilizing the Seebyond eGate interface engine into Charter Health Care’s Integrated Delivery Systems.
  • Manage the Migration Project of all interfaces from Seebeyond Datagate engine to eGate J2EE based integration engine.
  • Manage the Migration Project of several interfaces from Seebeyond eGate SRE engine to SUN JavaCaps J2EE based integration engine.
  • Serve as senior technical liaison and project leader for all integration technical development.
  • Provide senior technical services and training to integration staff with Seebeyond TRE, SRE eGate design, Java programming topics, and integration practices.
Technical Services Manager – Senior Consultant
  • Management of up to 10 senior level consultants in the allocation of resources, project management and technical support of various EAI technologies and associated applications and services.
  • Provided professional services in systems integration in the clinical environment using an established and proven methodology beginning with the project kickoff meeting leading to interface specification design, hardware and software requirements definition, interface code development, testing, implementation and post-live support
  • Rehab Hospital – Provided Interface development and consulting in the design of Seebeyond e*Gate 4.1.2 HL7, FTP and file copy interfaces. Interfaces included QuadraMed Affinity ADT, Orders and Results, SoftMed ADT and Results, TEAMS DFT billing interface, and API GL interface.
  • Memorial Health – Provided project management and Interface development. Interfaces included MediTech, IDX, and IDX Radiology. Provided Interface development and consulting in the design and migration of Datagate 3.6.2 to Seebeyond e*Gate 4.5.1. Establishment of various key information technology strategies. Developed and implemented formalized methodologies for the evaluation, selection, and integration of new technologies and products.
  • University of Michigan Medical Center – Performed an on-site assessment of current and proposed interfaces and business requirements. Delivered a written recommendation of interface engines/integration solutions including pros/cons for each selection. Assessment included Middleware & Interface Technologies that enabled UMHS to standardize, interfaces, file transfers and connectivity with disparate systems on one strategic platform (including transfers within UMHS systems and to external sites and real time connectivity to Blue Cross for eligibility verification). Assessed HIPAA compliance of existing environment and proposed solutions.
  • Armstrong County Memorial – Provided project management and Interface development. Interfaces included HBOC Paragon 2.0 and Sunquest LAB. Establishment of various key information technology strategies. Developed and implemented formalized methodologies for the evaluation, selection, and integration of new technologies and products.
  • Hinsdale Hospital – Provided project management and interface design and development for the following ancillary systems: HBOC STAR, USA Patriot, Sunquest LAB, CareManager and Pyxix Pharmacy system. Responsible for support and maintenance for Hinsdale Hospital HP 9000 series UNIX system.
  • Hawaii Health Systems (HHSC) – Provided integration and technical support for HHSC Neon Impact! Integration network.
Technical resource and consulting for SeeBeyond Professional Services Group
  • Northwest Covenant – Developed datagate interfaces for STC’s URR (Universal Results Reporting) product. Interfaces included Orders and Results reporting to an Oracle7 database, using STC’s DART product. Developed Orders and Results HL7 interfaces for the following ancillary systems at Northwest Covenant: Sunquest LAB , ADAC Radiology , Series 2000, Marquette Muse Cardiology
  • Caritas Christi Hospital – Provided Integration support management, technical staff training, and Datagate 3.6 interface development for the following ancillary systems: Meditech HIS, Meditech LAB, CoPath pathology system, Orbit surgery system, and Sunquest LAB. Provided technical advice regarding system integration and interface design.
  • MDI Data Services, Inc. – Provided programming services in the area of Database integration using the Seebeyond DART toolset. Designed interfaces between Datagate 3.6 and Oracle databases used in web enabled applications for financial applications. Customers entered data into a web based financial questionnaire to determine of financial loans. Interfaces connecting credit services, loan offices and banks compiled data for determination of financial risk.
Technical resource and project manager for Sybase/NEON Professional Services Group
  • Mission St. Josephs – Provided Visual Basic 6.0 programming services to extract data from three Btrieve databases to a single flat ASCII file.
  • NorthWestern Medical – Design and development of a NEON eBiz 2000 custom interface which accepts an ASCII file, parses the data from file into specified data fields (between 20-50 fields per line in the file), open a Telnet session to the IDX GPMS application, and performs screen transactions on the GPMS system to enter the data parsed from the fields above.
  • Muscogee Clinical Labs, Inc. Provided NEON eBiz 2000 programming services in the area of a Transcription HL7 interface between the Muskogee Clinical Laboratory and Meditech.
Senior Integration Analyst
  • Manage and develop the Universal Interface Engine Project utilizing the Seebyond Datagate interface engine into Memorial Health’s Integrated Delivery Systems.
  • Interface Projects included: HBOC Series 2000 SAI, MediTech BAR, Sunquest LAB, ADAC MARS II Radiology, QMI Fetal Monitor, SoftMed Transcription, CBORD Diet Office, Agfa PACS Imaging, SurgiWare OR System, Marquette MUSE EKG System, Biopsys Mammography Management System, IDX Enterprise Registration and Scheduling System.
  • Provide RS/6000 and AIX support and administrative services.
Network Specialist
  • Manage and support 5 Novell Netware Servers in the SGC – Norton Corporate Worldwide LAN/WAN. Provided support for an additional 12 Netware Servers in the North American Abrasives group. Support included Software and PC hardware maintenance for approximately 1200 users.
  • Manage the Remote Access server in the Norton LAN/WAN. Supported the Shiva LanRover server for approximately 400 users. Provided technical support for the Control Data Corp. *MAILHUB* mail routing system on a SUN Sparc 20. This system imported and exported mail from Norton supported mail systems including MSMail, Qmail, MACMail, EMC2, and Internet Mail.
  • Member of project team to review design of the SGC corporate backbone for upgrade. Backbone upgrade consisted of replacement of 16Mb Fiber Token Ring to 115Mb Switched ATM. Reviewed all hardware and software requirements for transition to new backbone.
  • Member of project team reviewing SGC Intranet requirements. Review detailed aspects of Intranet technologies beneficial to the SGC Network. Reviewed hardware and software requirements.


MDI Consultant 3369 – Dedicated professional with over 19 years experience in system integration. Extensive experience in the full life cycle of the software design process including requirements analysis, prototyping, proof of concept, design, implementation, testing, go-live cutover and maintenance.

Technical Skills Languages:C, Java, SQL, Bourne/C Shell Scripting
  • Operating Systems: Windows XP/Vista, UNIX (Solaris, HP-UX, AIX)
  • Database: Adaptive Server Enterprise (Sybase ASE), Sybase IQ (Data Warehouse), MS SQL, Oracle (7, 8.x), MS Access
  • Software: Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) with Sybase Workspace 2.0, MS Visual C++, Eclipse, Hummingbird Exceed
  • Sybase products: NEON Adapter for Protocols (NAP), e-Biz Impact 5.x, Unwired Orchestrator (UO) 4.3/5.1
  • Protocols/Standards: MQSeries, XML, X12, HL/7
  • Other: Visio, PowerPoint. MS Office, Lotus Notes
  • Integration Analyst – St. Anthony’s Medical Center: Augmented integration staff for Neon Impact. Performed integration services for primary interface projects what were identified; Discharge Call Manager involves sending discharge messages from Star. Midas Lab interface for Blood Bank and Microbiology; Clinical Supply Solutions interfaces involving five different interfaces with Wisdom Gold and QSight from Owens-Minor. Performed analysts for these three interface projects.
  • Integration Analyst – East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System: Performed Data conversion GE Surgery HL7 interfaces to PMM EDI X12 850 Purchase Order format using the e-Biz Impact interface engine.
Analysis and Design
  • Analyzed endpoint system requirements to provide gap analysis and document crosswalks.
  • Reviewed business requirements and worked with business analysts to design a solution. Analysis included data validation, error handling, rollbacks, archiving, logging, and scheduling of activities.
Development
  • Installed and configured Sybase integration software: activities included database schema instantiation, ODBC configuration, validation that client software communicated with the server.
  • Developed a variety of interfaces (Emphasis on SOA design) with Web Services endpoints.
  • Built process scripts in Sybase Process Server, which included processing and routing of XML documents, archiving, and error handling.
  • Developed interfaces for healthcare and commercial clients using e-Biz Impact.
  • Migrated several healthcare clients from Sybase Impact 4.11 to e-Biz Impact 5.4.x and 5.5.x including cut-over to Production.
  • Designed and developed configurable endpoint adapters using MSG-IDE to reduce and simplify coding efforts.
  • Developed and documented interfaces using UO 4.3 and eBiz Integrator for a telecommunications company.
  • Using Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), migrated a law enforcement company from UO 4.3 to UO 5.1. The orchestration of several different types of interfaces ranging from MQSeries to file and the ASE database, production schedule was on time and included enhancements to several data formats.
Mentoring and Training
  • Mentored clients on the use of Sybase’s integration software: e-Biz Impact, Sybase Process Server and Unwired Orchestrator 4.3/5.1.
  • Delivered 3-5 day formal training courses for up to 15 students. Course materials included overview of product, usage, functionality and hands-on exercises using the software.
  • Enhanced and updated formal training material for courses.
Other
  • Provided both onsite and remote engineer-level production support for clients.
  • Assisted sales by participating in client calls and gathering high-level requirements in order to provide estimates for Statements of Work (SOWs) and Letters of Engagement (LOEs).
  • Developed demos to assist sales in their efforts.
  • Worked with sales to create development and mentoring packages (e.g. “Healthchecks”)
Senior Architect: Provided field-engineering services for a software company.
  • Coded data scrubbing/validation component using NEON’s Tran-Ide tool for web-based application.
  • Designed and assisted in the development of an end-to-end FTP solution using NEONadapter for Protocols.
  • Designed and developed configurable database data acquisition and delivery adapters.
  • Assisted sales force with their efforts by developing Proof of Concepts for clients.
  • Installed and configured NEON products.
  • Advised clients on implementation of Neon-based systems.
  • Mentored clients in usage of NEON products.
Technical Lead for several projects
Began in Quality Assurance to Product Support to Technical Marketing and to Professional Services
  • Implement complete integration solution (analysis of requirements, development, documentation)
  • Develop Application Interface Modules using CAI’s MSG-IDE and TRAN-IDE products
  • Present and demonstrate use of the CAI integration toolset to various prospects
  • Development of prototype and pilot projects for potential customers.
  • Create custom Dynamic Link Libraries (DLLs) for communication between CAI’s Distributed Function Call (DFC), objects and Visual Basic client.


Technology is just a small part of a successful HL7 information systems implementation. MDI Solutions’ comprehensive consulting expertise complements our HL7 integration solution strengths. We help clients implement and derive value from our solutions as quickly and effectively as possible. From implementation services through transition management methodologies, our consulting organization is dedicated to clients’ success.

Our Consultants provide a full range of professional services offerings for most integration business and technology solutions that are secure, reliable and agile. With MDI’s industry-leading HL7 integration capabilities and MDI’s competence in application development, proficiency in data access and a deep knowledge of data management and movement technologies can help you distribute your information assets across all areas of your business. Some of the consulting services available include project management, business analysis, systems analysis, solution design and architecture, implementation, change management strategy, interface development and systems integration.


Our Consultants utilize extensive health care industry experience to provide cutting edge advice and solutions. For additional information, just click Please Tell me more about MDI Consultants

MDI Consultant 5513 – Health Care Systems Integration Expert, has been in the IT industry for approximately 20 years including 5+ years using Orion’s Rhapsody Integration Engine. She has extensive experience in the full life cycle of the software design process including requirements analysis, prototyping, proof of concept, design, implementation, testing, go-live cutover and maintenance. Worked 10+ years for a large health system implementing multiple applications and completing interfaces from workflow analysis through to deployment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • Programming Languages:  Javascript, Python, Java
  • Orion Rhapsody Interface Engine: V3.x, V5.x, V6.x
  • Epic Bridges: Achieved Epic Certification
  • Corepoint: V6.x
  • Cloverleaf: V6.x
  • eGate: V3.x
  • CAI TDM: Legacy version of Sybase Impact
  • ConnectR
  • MD Link: V5.x, V6.x
DEVELOPMENT
  • Managed Rhapsody integration engine upgrade from 5.5 to 6.2
    • Upgraded 120 interfaces in 12 weeks with no reported user issues
  • Built integration between EMMI and Epic using Rhapsody 6.1
  • Integration Engine upgrade from Rhapsody 5.5 to Corepoint 6.0
    • Migrated 13 interfaces in 3 weeks with no reported issues
  • Managed Rhapsody 3.x to 5.5 engine conversion
    • Full migration of 100+ interfaces in 6 months with no reported issues
  • Completed data conversions from legacy systems to Epic using Rhapsody 5.5
    • No reported issues post conversion
    • Data conversion included Patient Data (Epic Identity MRN Identifiers), Hospital Data (Visits, Results and Charges), Ambulatory Data (Family History, immunizations, Medical History and Social History)
  • Migrated a Blood Bank (Laboratory) interface from a legacy EMR to Midas using Rhapsody.  Reverse engineered to support sending from Epic Beaker to Midas.
  • Cerner/McKesson Cardiology PACS integration using Rhapsody 5.1
  • Managed Integration Engine conversion from Sybase 5.5 to Rhapsody 5.1. 
    • Sybase logic (.mod and .prj files) evaluated and a complete code redesign implemented to optimize Rhapsody 5.1 functionality.
SENIOR INTEGRATION ANALYST
  • 10+ years of experience at a large health system of more than 15 hospitals, 100+ physician clinics and over 10,000 users supported