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Integration Patterns Book

A guide for architects and engineers to help chose the right integration pattern.

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Integration Patterns Book

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The integration book provides a view of all integration patterns, how the patterns should be implemented and guidelines as to when a particular pattern should be chosen. The patterns are relevant for the transfer of health and social care data between systems for both direct care, patient facing services and secondary uses.


The patterns are most relevant to architects, software engineers and information security professionals.

Last edited: 30 July 2021 5:09 pm