This tutorial starts with a brief overview of scripting in HL7Connect, followed by 2 case studies showing how scripting can be implemented to solve business problems

The tutorial is divided into the following sections:
  1. HL7Connect Scripting Concepts
  2. Using the HL7Connect Development Environment to prototype scripts
  3. How to configure scripts in HL7Connect
  4. How to use the script API & Documentation
  5. Case Study #1: Translating an HL7 Message
    1. Problem Definition and Solution Outline
    2. Setting Up the Translate Script and Test Case
    3. Simple Financial Code Translation
    4. Handling PID Segment Identifiers
    5. Combined Financial Code Translation and Handling PID segment identifiers
    6. Financial Code Translation using an Access Database
    7. Simplified Table Lookup for Financial Code Translation using an Access Database
    8. Testing the Script in HL7Connect
  6. Case Study #2: Using Text Files with HL7 Messages
    1. Problem Definition and Solution Outline
    2. Setting up the Conversion
    3. Converting the Text Lines
    4. Fixing Problems with the Converted HL7 Message
    5. Converting an HL7 Message to a Text Line
  7. Case Study #3: Validation of HL7 Messages
    1. Introduction to Validation and the Simple Profile
    2. Custom Validation Scripts
    3. Validation in HL7Connect
  8. Case Study #4: Using the Lexicon Server for Translations
    1. Introduction to the Lexicon Server and its Uses
    2. A Working Script
    3. Generalising and Expanding the Script

More tutorials can be found on the HL7Connect website
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