Avaya, IBM Partner on Health Care Communications Solutions
Avaya and IBM are teaming up in an effort to improve communications capabilities in the health care space. Avaya is using its ACE software running on IBM's Health Integration Framework to help health care IT application developers integrate communications into their software offerings.Avaya is working with IBM to help improve communications capabilities in the health care field. Avaya officials announced May 4 that the company is integrating real-time, intelligent communications into health care applications through its own ACE (Agile Communication Environment) and IBM's Health Integration Framework.
Using Avaya's ACE, which is an SOA (service-oriented architecture)-based application, health care providers can incorporate communications from essentially any vendor into their health care software, according to Avaya. ACE runs on IBM's Health Integration Framework-which includes WebSphere and DB2-and offers application developers the tools needed to integrate these communications into their offerings.