Microsoft launches BizTalk Accelerator for HL7
Microsoft Corp. showcased BizTalk Accelerator, a new product that supports comprehensive HL7 messaging.

Microsoft's BizTalk Accelerator provides healthcare a medium for messaging through the use of HL7's connectivity interfaces. The system leverages the technology of Microsoft's BizTalk Server 2004. Part of the window's server system, BizTalk Server 2004 allows customer to efficiently integrate systems.

Microsoft said that early adopters of BizTalk Accelerator include Overlake Hospital Medical Center in Washington and Scripps Health in San Diego.