The HL7 PN type is used to represent a person’s name. The HL7 representation of a name recognizes that people can have multiple names. Each name has one or more …

HL7 Messages that have been defined by Canada Health Infoway all tend to follow the same structure. Most messages contain the following three high-level parts: The transport wrapper The control …

In a typical HL7 messaging environment, to construct messages of any particular complexity you need to be able to assign Instance Identifiers to various entities in the system. The method …

There are several categories of Vocabulary Domain. Datatype-Specific Vocabulary Domains Some vocabulary domains exist only for the purpose of defining one of the fundamental HL7 data types. Vocabulary Domain Used …

One of the more complicated aspects of the HL7 specification is that it chooses to not use standard variable “types” and invents its own (while, to some extent, that choice …

One of the earliest HL7 testing tools is a simple C# application written by DeltaWare Systems, Inc. as part of the work they did for PEI’s implementation of the back …