BAHÍA SOFTWARE is an IT company with more than 20 years of experience providing solutions and services to e-health sectors, including Hospitals, large regional public healthcare services and private networks of Hospitals and health organizations. BAHÍA SOFTWARE staff involves mostly multidisciplinary teams of engineers and software developers fully dedicated to solving interoperability issues in healthcare organizations. As a highly experienced company in interoperability, it provides solutions to implement open medical standards in the electronic health systems, such as DICOM and HL7, particularly in medical imaging where we are a national reference entity in Spain managing more than 10 million studies per year. Beyond our activity as a service provider, BAHIA SOFTWARE also works in the development of proprietary technologies, targeting specific needs of patients, healthcare workers and their organizations. Some of these proprietary technologies include large scale platforms that also demand a deep interoperability knowledge such the Platform to assist the Ethics Committee in the analysis of different medical data, a Surgical Information system interoperable with different databases related to the Patient Surgery journey or the a Medical Information Platform to connect several RIS and PACS systems , optimizing Human Resources and equipment of large networks of hospitals.
In relation to the EHDEN project, BAHIA SOFWTARE has demonstrated wide experience in developing health web application systems at corporate level in .NET and Java using database managers such as Oracle, SQLServer, MySQL, PostgreSQL and Informix. It also has several interoperability teams to lead several HL7 integration projects using IHE recommendations. The company has significant experience in SQL queries taking advantages of its role as information system developer as well as its capacity to maintain and support the creation of PL/SQL scripts on Oracle, SQLServer, MySQL, etc.
Finally, BAHÍA SOFTWARE has a business intelligence department that partially develops projects to exploit the information stored in main Hospital databases. The business intelligence department has experts in database query systems for statistical analysis and report generation. They are also capable to perform database migrations using ETLs management tools such as Talend Open Studio, Pentaho Data Integration, Integration Services, etc.
Last but not least, BAHÍA SOFTWARE has a dedicated innovation team with experience in international projects to support the management of European projects like EDHEN and others more oriented to the promotion of R&D like Research Innovation actions. The company is now participating in other 4 initiatives funded by the Horizon 2020 program.
BAHIA SOFTWARE’s DevOPs teams frequently use frameworks and tools such as Maven, Spring, Hibernate, ASP .Net Core, DevOps, etc. We have protocols to guarantee code quality of our web applications. We have wide experience about continuous integration tools such as Jenkins, SonarQube, DepencyTrack, etc. Furthermore, BAHIA SOFTWARE is accredited with several international standards which composed its integrated managing system like:
- ISO 9001 standard applied to all business areas, being the vehicular standard in the whole processes of the organization and all its projects.
- ISO 20000 standard dedicated to managing and improving the functional and technical support services.
- The CMMi maturity model applied to information design and software development projects. Currently at maturity level 3 which means management and engineering software activities are documented, standardized and integrated into a standard software process for the organization.
Finally, BAHIA SOFTWARE is aware of the importance of security of the information, and It favourably passed the certification audits in ISO 27000 and National Security Scheme applicable to Spanish public administrations. The security protocols under the National Security Scheme are fully aligned with the Directive on security of network and information systems (NIS Directive) adopted by the European Parliament on 6 July 2016 and entered into force in August 2016.