With PilotFish's eiPortal for Healthcare, processes for onboarding data
exchange partners that were once manual are replaced by a fully
automated test facility. Customers can download everything they need to
build interfaces to your system. They can submit, test and validate
their messages prior to going live with the interface. The Portal,
powered by PilotFish's proven eiPlatform engine is configured to meet
your system’s exact interface requirements. It is fully automated to
provide unattended responses to testing customer or trading partner
Any organization that offers a standard set of interfaces, file formats,
or web services for consumption by many other organizations or customers
can reap tremendous benefits from the eiPortal. Organizations that can
A medical group’s Health Information Exchange (HIE) that mediates the
transmission of electronic medical records between providers.
A laboratory accepting orders for medical tests from their customers,
and providing standardized order status and results.
A cloud-based software provider enabling standard integration into or
out of their software offerings.
A medical device or equipment manufacturer who wants to offer their
customers interfaces in and out of their systems and self-service
In each of these cases, a standard file format, web service, or
interface is offered by a single organization and consumed by many
others. In the past, the implementation of each and every data exhange
partner has required tremendous time, effort, and coordination. Through
the implementation of the eiPortal, the service provider can replace
one-on-one hand-holding with efficient, automated processes that benefit
both them and their customer.
The eiPortal incorporates all of these features and benefits:
Emailing of specification documents is replaced with an online
Desk-checking of data payloads is replaced with automated validation.
Mock-up of sample result payloads is replaced with automated service
Manual troubleshooting by support staff is replaced with a customer
self-service log of messages.
The eiPortal is customized with your logo and branding, and is
configured to the exact specifications for interoperating with your
system. Your overburdened IT staff can be freed up from the time
consuming process of getting customers up and online. Additional
features and benefits include:
An online repository provides access to everything they need to build
an interface to your system - interface templates, documentation,
implementation guides and sample data and contact information.
24/7 availability of feedback to your trading partners, without
Simulated responses (synchronous and asynchronous) to inbound
messages, without human intervention or full test environments.
An intuitive, rich web-based GUI for message submission, tracking,
validation and review.
Verbose, actionable error messages that tell your trading partner how
to fix the problem – not just that one occurred.
Trading partner-specific profile management for security and
self-service outbound communication configuration.
Robust features that provide high visibility and flexibility for
The eiPortal’s intuitive interface allows customers to quickly
navigate through the eiPortal. The Documentation tab provides access to
an organization's interface templates, documentation, implementation
guides, sample data and contacts – everything at hand for integrating
with your system. Help screens make it easy to navigate through the
eiPortal and Tutorials provide detailed how-to instructions for every
step along the way.
On the eiPortal, your trading partner locates their submitted
messages in the "Validation" tab, which is a filterable/sortable list of
everything they have sent. Messages with a green checkmark have passed
validation rules or defined tests. Messages with a red "X" have failed.
A message can be expanded to review its contents and specific validation
By using the eiPortal, highly coordinated work between an
organization and its customers is limited to truly implementation-unique