Jari Porrasmaa

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Integrating heterogeneous application systems in healthcare is needed to support clinical work, patient-centric care, regional interoperability and utilization of both valuable legacy systems and new technologies. The integration process is quite complicated, and must be supported by flexible integration processes and methods. The integration methods should(More)
Different approaches are available for the integration of existing health information systems (HIS) in integration projects. Within the PlugIT project in Finland, we have found it necessary to design and implement integration in a collaborative, multidisciplinary and open way. In this paper, we use some generic integration models and relate them to the(More)
The role of standards is constantly increasing in health services, electronic health records, and eHealth applications. There are many areas of standardization which affect the healthcare work and health information systems. On a national level, the organization of the development and support for standardization should be a key priority. This paper(More)
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