Summit Healthcare to Feature New Integration and Automation Tools at HIMSS Annual Conference

Orlando, FL, February 15, 2011 (HIMSS Booth #2080) — Summit Healthcare, a leader in healthcare system integration and task automation, announced today that it will be showcasing upcoming versions of its Express Connect™ interface engine and InSync™ dictionary synchronization tool at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida from February 20 to 24, 2011.

Summit Healthcare will feature the upcoming version of its powerful interface engine, Summit Express Connect 9. The new model contains the Summit Apex Mapper (SAM), in addition to a structured query language (SQL) database available for all interface configuration settings, user security settings, application settings, user activity and mapping/filtering data.  Express Connect 9 also includes enhanced message logging and upgraded user security and audit trail tracking functionality.

Summit Healthcare will also display a new version of its easy-to-use data analysis and synchronization tool, Summit InSync 4.5. Its new SQL backend provides additional power and speed to dictionary synchronization, intended to automate redundant tasks for hospital staff and improve workflow efficiency. 

“As more and more healthcare organizations are undertaking substantial integration and information sharing endeavors, we see this year’s HIMSS conference as a critical time to offer these organizations sound solutions,” said Ted Rossi, CEO of Summit Healthcare. “Our array of interoperability and workflow automation tools support EHR and health information exchange connectivity for all major HIS platforms.”

The HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition runs from February 20-24, 2011 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. To learn more about Summit Healthcare’s offerings, please visit booth #2080 or

About Summit Apex

Summit Healthcare offers the Summit Apex integrated product suite to provide the healthcare industry with a comprehensive toolset for integration and automation needs and has quickly become the standard for streamlining efforts.  From interface management to data migration and dictionary maintenance efforts, the Summit Apex suite includes:
  • Summit Express Connect — a robust interface engine used for both hospital and physician office EMR integration with 3rd party vendor systems.
  • Summit Provider Exchange — provides hospitals with bi-directional integration for orders and results with physician offices and clinics. Streamlines data exchange with any EMR system.
  • Summit Scripting Toolkit — a full-featured workflow and task automation tool that also provides the means to extract and parse data, and is often used when conventional (HL7) methods to deliver data are not available.
  • Summit InSync — the market leading solution for dictionary maintenance accomplished through a powerful extraction, analysis and update process that ensures dictionaries are synchronized from test to live and across multiple facilities or platforms.
  • Summit Downtime Reporting System — ensures continuous access to critical patient data for clinicians at all times, to ensure quality of care and operational continuity in the event of HCIS or network downtime.
For our healthcare clients that do not have the resources to develop and manage interfaces internally, Summit Healthcare offers Integration Outsourcing Services as part of a complete integration package.

About Summit Healthcare

Summit Healthcare is the choice of hospitals and providers who want to take full control of their  healthcare systems integration and information management requirements. Since 1999, we have worked to provide the industry with the most flexible integration technology with complimentary tailored services and solutions. 

Summit Healthcare continues to grow and has over 1,000 customers in the healthcare market, including close partnerships with complementary technology partners, major system integrators, and value-added resellers.  For more information, visit or call 781-519-4840.