AEGIS.net, Inc. (AEGIS) is a process oriented small business and premier provider of Information Technology consulting services to Federal Civilian, Defense and Commercial sector clients. Our services, delivered by practitioners averaging more than 15 years of experience, include Software Functional and Performance Testing, Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), Application Design/Development, and Project Management. Our domains of expertise include health IT and interoperability, regulatory compliance, finance, human resources, and logistics. AEGIS, a leader in health information exchange standards implementation and the creator of the AEGIS Developers Integration Lab (DIL) introduces the Touchstone Project - a next generation cloud-based Testing Platform which applies Conformance and Interoperability testing in a Test-Driven-Development (TDD) integrated ecosystem. As organizations new to the Health Level Seven® (HL7®) Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) specification begin to explore and evaluate this new HL7® standard and start projects with a goal of being an early adopter, AEGIS' Touchstone Test Platform will guide those implementations towards a high degree of conformance and interoperability in a continuous model.
Highlights of the Use of the HL7 Standard
AEGIS.net, Inc. (AEGIS) is a nationally recognized leader in the development and implementation of critical systems which support the effective and secure exchange of health information. The AEGIS Touchstone offers comprehensive reporting of multi-discipline testing results - including interoperability, conformance, automated regression, performance and security testing - throughout the development lifecycle providing invaluable insights for development and management teams, particularly as they relate to risk identification and mitigation. AEGIS has a strong group of trained and dedicated specialists with a solid technical understanding of and expertise with various Health IT related protocols and standards including HL7, and FHIR.
HL7 has contracted with AEGIS Touchstone to offer an integrated Ecosystem, and Conformance Testing Program which helps the HL7 FHIR Accelerator Da Vinci Project and healthcare IT developers speed time to market by providing a cost-effective platform for ongoing, iterative testing of conformance and interoperability with HL7 standards and IG's. AEGIS has developed our WildFHIR® reference implementation (RI) for use with AEGIS Touchstone in testing the HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Standards (FHIR®).