has successfully reengineered several legacy projects in
the Health Care Industry. Over the period of time applications
were perfected with functionality, reduced bugs and
users also got used to the interfaces offered by these
products and this extends the life of the product.
applications need to be ported to the newer technologies
to support new graphics user interfaces.
is a challenging work to migrate these products to the
newer environments, as it poses problems like user
acceptability, interface changes, introduction of
porting bugs, time and cost issues.
has already went through these cycles several times and
hence would be able to offer cost effective solutions
due to the domain and functional experience gained in this
for Windows is one of the major reengineering/
conversion projects. This project was a great success,
where stringent dead lines were met within the time set
by the client. The total work done is about 150 man
months employing 30 software professionals.
management system provides a comprehensive solution for
physicians and group practices. To meet the specific
needs of practices in virtually any medical specialty,
the +MEDIC PM system includes software applications that
automate and integrate financial, administrative,
managed care and clinical information functions.
conversion work involves the following.
the Character oriented user interface to a
system with Graphical User Interface.
each module to run under a client/server
server side code runs under AIX while
the client side
runs under Windows NT.
the date from 6 digit format to 8 digit Y2K
the most advanced technology: IBM RS/6000 hardware and
IBM AIX operating system, Micro Focus COBOL development
language, Microsoft Windows NT to truly integrate
demographic, financial, managed care, and clinical
Data base server: IBM
RS/6000 hardware and IBM AIX operating system.
Microsoft Windows NT on PCs in a networked environment.
Reengineering Tools Used:
Micro Focus Net Express, Micro Focus Object
COBOL Developer Suite for UNIX.