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Building a Distributed E-Healthcare System Using SOA
March/April 2008 (vol. 10 no. 2)
pp. 24-30
Firat Kart, University of California, Santa Barbara
Louise E. Moser, University of California, Santa Barbara
P. Michael Melliar-Smith, University of California, Santa Barbara
This article describes a distributed e-healthcare system that uses the service-oriented architecture as a means of designing, implementing, and managing healthcare services.

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Index Terms:
Atom, RSS, e-healthcare, electronic health record, e-prescription, healthcare standards, interoperability, medical devices, service-oriented architecture, SOA, speech software, Web services
Firat Kart, Louise E. Moser, P. Michael Melliar-Smith, "Building a Distributed E-Healthcare System Using SOA," IT Professional, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 24-30, March-April 2008, doi:10.1109/MITP.2008.22
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