DataDirect Technologies latest HL7 benefactor
Health Level Seven (HL7), an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based healthcare IT standards development organization, said that DataDirect Technologies, an operating company of Progress Software Corporation, has become the organization's latest benefactor member. HL7 benefactor members provide financial support to the organization for the development of industry-critical standards and products.

Progress Software-DataDirect Technologies joins 34 other HL7 benefactor members including: Accenture; Booz Allen Hamilton; Boston Scientific, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Duke Clinical Research Institute; Eclipsys; Eli Lilly & Company; Epic Systems; the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; GE Healthcare Information Technologies; GlaxoSmithKline; IBM; Intel; InterSystems; Kaiser Permanente; McKesson Provider Technologies; Microsoft; Misys Healthcare Systems; NHS Connecting for Health; NICTIZ National Healthcare; Novartis; Oracle; Partners HealthCare System; Pfizer,; Philips Medical Systems; QuadraMed; Quest Diagnostics ; Science Applications International; Siemens Medical Solutions Health Services; Solucient; St. Jude Medical; the U.S. Department of Defense, Military Health System; the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.