RWJBarnabas Health is a network of award-winning independent healthcare providers in New Jersey that arose from the merger of Barnabas Health and Robert Wood Johnson Health System in 2016. It is the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in the state of New Jersey as well as the largest healthcare employer in the state; it provides treatment and services to more than three million patients each year. RWJBarnabas Health brings together the best of academic medicine, research and teaching, and community partners across numerous academic centers, acute care facilities, and research hospitals. The network is also partnered with Rutgers University to train and educate more than 1,000 medical residents and interns throughout their network every year.
Before the RWJBarnabas Health merger began, both Robert Wood Johnson Health System and Barnabas Health independently chose Rhapsody to replace their legacy systems. In the case of Barnabas Health, the network had been utilizing a legacy eGate integration engine before deciding to put a request for proposal (RFP) to the market.
The challenge was finding a robust interoperability platform that could:
- connect multiple sites
- support close to 2000 interfaces
- was easy-to-learn and operate
- could easily migrate from their legacy engine
Read the Case Study to learn how RWJBarnabas Health approached the challenge and the steps they took to implement the solution.