Healthcare IT Software – Mirth Connect

By on March 29, 2015

Mirth Connect - Healthcare Integration Interface EngineMirth Connect is a open source healthcare integration engine that is FREE to download from their web site.  Mirth Connect has been around for years and is a widely used integration engine.

Mirth Connect is the Swiss Army knife of healthcare integration engines, specifically designed for HL7 message integration. It provides the necessary tools for developing, testing, deploying, and monitoring interfaces. And because it’s open source, you get all of the advantages of a large community of users with commercial quality support.

Mirth Connect supports numerous data formats and healthcare data standards:

  • HL7 v2.x
  • CDA
  • CCR
  • X12
  • Delimited Text
  • HL7 v3
  • CCD
  • XML
  • EDI
  • Raw ASCII or Binary

Mirth Connect allows any data type to be processed using this wide variety of supported data standards.

Mirth Connect supports numerous transfer protocols used across the healthcare industry:

  • MLLP
  • HTTP
  • Database
  • Email
  • PDF
  • JMS
  • TCP/IP
  • Web Services (SOAP)
  • File System
  • (S)FTP
  • RTF

If you are new to healthcare integration engines or experienced, Mirth Connect is an amazing piece of software.  For those who want to learn about HL7 integration, you can get started practicing with this software and a couple of laptops.

Mirth has a 7 Part Video Series you can [Watch Here].  It has an overview, installation, administration, templates etc.

You can download Mirth by [Clicking Here].  You’ll have to fill out a small form before you can download it.

About dkorolyk

I've been involved in Healthcare IT and PACS since Y2k. Over the years I've been fortunate enough to be involved in a lot of interesting an diverse projects. My experience also includes numerous HL7/EMR integration projects as well as many hardware and software platforms. My three main areas of expertise include technical integration aspects of radiology, oncology and laboratory diagnostics.

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