April 28, 2008 – WebReach Inc. released Mirth 1.7.1, designed to reduce the time and cost required to achieve health information system interoperability and data exchange and to speed secure information sharing across communities of healthcare professionals.
The new version now includes support for the DICOM standard, also supporting HL7 v2 and v3, X12, EDI, XML and NCPDP. Mirth 1.7.1 also includes bug fixes, improved enterprise features such as support for high-volume transaction processing, an improved installer and a plug-in architecture to simplify the inclusion and distribution of Mirth extensions.
Open Source Mirth works to simplify Radiology Information System (RIS), Hospital Information System (HIS) and Picture Archive and Communication System (PACS) integration; performance enhancements and full-spectrum messaging features reportedly prepare Mirth for major Health Information Exchanges (HIE) and Large Hospitals.
For more information: www.webreachinc.com