Healthdirect Australia produces the digital National Health Services Directory (NHSD), a comprehensive directory of services including doctors, pharmacies, hospitals and emergency departments. The data must be available anytime, anywhere throughout Australia to the numerous agency websites that require it. To make this happen, Healthdirect Australia republished its SOAP services from the back-end application as REST APIs for consumption by widgets and other applications. The APIs are able to integrate easily with a host of websites and mobile applications. To manage and secure these APIs, Healthdirect Australia uses Akana’s API Gateway.
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