ARINC and MITEM to Offer Integrated
Solutions for Legacy Healthcare
ANNAPOLIS, MD – January 18, 2006 - ARINC Healthcare Solutions today announced a marketing agreement with the MITEM Corporation, a leading provider of legacy integration software and healthcare clinical applications. The two companies will offer comprehensive software and service solutions, allowing healthcare enterprises to integrate disparate legacy systems and automate their business processes.
ARINC and MITEM will provide best-of-breed solutions for healthcare customers by combining ARINC’s strength as a master systems integrator with the powerful integration tools and applications of MITEM.
MITEM will offer its patented legacy integration platform, MitemViewTM, and its Blue IrisTM clinical application family. Long considered an industry standard, MitemView reflects more than 20 years of real-world testing and customer feedback. It is used to build composite applications in standard languages such as .NET and Java, or HTML and Macromedia Flash for Web-based applications.
“ARINC selected MITEM as an alliance partner to support our offers for healthcare information network integration—as part of our strategic focus on sales to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, RHIOs and the NHIN,” stated Ray Dudley, Director of Marketing and Sales for ARINC Healthcare Solutions. “The MITEM platform presents us with a great deal of flexibility for integrating with the many types of legacy systems so prevalent in healthcare.”
“We are very excited to partner with ARINC, a company that is a legend for its technology and operations,” said Gale Aguilar, President of MITEM. “We will offer joint customers our core competency in developing integrated business applications that leverage MitemView's versatility, power, and stability. In addition, joint customers will benefit from our deep experience in building integrated, end-user applications for government, public utilities, manufacturing and healthcare.”
MitemView consists of a developer toolkit and runtime engine. It integrates easily with legacy applications, middleware technology, application servers, Web services, and a myriad of vendor-specific interfaces. Blue Iris is a family of clinical applications built on the MitemView integration platform.
ARINC Healthcare Solutions offers services from consulting through complete outsourced hosting and management of interoperability solutions, wireless LAN networking, and managed WAN services.
ARINC Incorporated is the world leader in transportation communications and systems engineering. The company develops and operates communications and information processing systems and provides systems engineering and integration solutions to five key industries: airports, aviation, defense, government, and surface transportation. Founded to provide reliable and efficient radio communications for the airlines, ARINC is headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, and operates key regional offices in London and Singapore, with over 3,000 employees worldwide. ARINC is ISO 9001:2000 Certified.
Founded in 1985 by Aurel Kleinerman, MD, Ph.D., MITEM develops software applications that integrate differently designed systems to share critical data and automate business processes. Blue Iris is a product line from MITEM Corporation that profoundly increases clinical productivity by enhancing, extending and integrating hospital information systems and applications. MITEM software has been deployed in diverse markets including health care, government, public utilities, financial services and manufacturing.
Web sites: www.mitem.com and www.blueiris.md