Leafsprout docVault

By: Leafsprout  09-12-2011


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docVault is the clinical document storage and archiving component of Leafsprout's Digital Health Suite. As a fully-featured IHE XDS Document Repository Actor, docVault accepts clinical documents from submitting clients/sources, registers the documents in the central XDS Registry, and subsequently persists them in its permanent storage for future retrievals.


  • Regional-level scalability. With up to 5*1013 documents per storage unit, and support for 128 storage units, docVault can serve the needs of a department/enterprise as well as a regional health network.
  • Co-location of documents in a particular storage unit based on the documents' sources. This functionality allows for physical separation of documents in the storage layer by department or healthcare facility.
  • Encryption of clinical documents independent of the storage vendor layer encryption.
  • Flexible access authorization policies for submitters and consumers of documents.
  • Comprehensive audit trails generated for all incoming and outgoing requests.
  • Configurable set of accepted document types (based on mime types).
  • Online, Offline, Read-only storage unit states to facilitate administration.
  • Built-in transactional storage manager. docVault will make documents visible to consumers only after they have been successfully registered in the Document Registry.
  • Accompanied by a comprehensive web-based administrative tool.

Technical details:

  • Native .NET implementation.
  • Runs on Windows 64-bit platforms.
  • Supports VMware and Hyper-V virtualization environments.
  • Designed for deployments in server farms.
  • Also available as a component embeddable into departmental or regional document sources (e.g., integrated Document Source / Document Repository systems).
  • Exposes both synchronous and asynchronous Web access points.

Other products and services from Leafsprout


Leafsprout auditTrail

Provides a variety of perspectives on the collected audit records:- patient-perspective;- user-perspective (which patients have been accessed by a given user, when and from where);- system perspective. AuditTrail is an IHE ATNA-compliant central audit repository which accepts and stores audit records originating from various IT systems in the enterprise/region.


Leafsprout docRegistry

With its built-in support for deletion, including soft and hard deletion, docRegistry can ensure that document entries remain in the system for no less and no more time than legally required. Extends basic features of an XDS Registry with support for multi-patient queries, document metadata updates and deletes, patient identifier changes based on source patient id, etc.


Leafsprout patientRegistry

The registry automatically reconciles and links different versions of patient demographics and different identifiers which exist in multiple hospitals/clinics within the region for a given person, e.g., the fact that James Brown id=123 in hospital A is the same person as Jim Brown id=B567 in hospital B.


Leafsprout Products

Regional Image Management – covers storage of imaging studies in regional diagnostic image repositories and making key images visible, along with reports, as part of patient's health record. Leafsprout's Digital Health Suite is a family of software products that facilitate the exchange of health-related information between various members of a regional/national health system.


Leafsprout Services

Custom Development: Development of custom Health IT solutions built around Leafsprout's offerings but ultimately branded and owned by our clients. We are solely focused on the healthcare technology space and have access to some of the most experienced people in this industry. Solutions Design: Design of Health Information Exchanges and similar regional medical information sharing networks.