I was in the market for a stand-alone HL7 listener (incoming messages) and router (outgoing messages) for a patient check-in app we had been working on, my needs were simple, send an ADT message with some key patient identifiers collected at the kiosk and listen for the response with all of the demographic/insurance data I needed to present for verification. At the end of this transaction we needed to send a message with the appointment status change. There seems to be no shortage of available products in the market right now and one of them was recommended to me, HermeTech (http://www.hermetechnz.com/EasyHL7/) and their EasyHL7 product line.
The products are sold separately for $300 or bundled for $500 (if you can find the right page), there are other bundles available that look worth investigating. The highlights of this particular app include
- Ability to run as a system service
- Included service monitor (real-time stats)
- Simulator for testing
- Easy setup with intuitive graphical user interface
So if your in the market for a quick to deploy HL7 listener/router I would suggest looking at Hermetech, my conversation with their support line was great and informative while I was doing my preliminary research.