This case study documents technologies, processes, and methods of the timely and 100% automated conversion of a portion of the VHA (Veterans Health Administration) Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) system, written in 2.1 million lines of MUMPS. The modernized module resulted in object-oriented and highly maintainable Java compatible with the J2EE framework. VistA is the core Electronic Healthcare Recordkeeping (EHR) system for the VHA hospital system, which provides EHR record keeping for more than 4.5 million veterans.
Customer: Veterans Health Administration and SAIC
Source & Target Language: Mumps to Java
Lines of Code: 300,000
Duration: 5 Months
Services: Automated Code Transformation, Automated Refactoring, Integration and Testing Support, Engineering Support, Transformation Blueprint®, Application "As-Is" Blueprint®