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Introduction to HL7

The following topics are covered in this course:

  • Introduction to the HL7 Messaging Standard
  • HL7 v2 Messaging Overview
  • Chapter Overview (v2.4)
  • HL7 Control (Chapter 2)
  • Trigger Events
  • General Message Overview
  • Message Acknowledgement
  • Communications
  • Sample Messages
  • Messages
  • Encoding Characters/Message Delimiters
  • Message Construction (Encoding) Rules
  • Z Message Types, Z Trigger Events And Z Segments
  • Segment Optionality and Repetition
  • Data Types
  • Escape Sequences
  • HL7 Tables and User Defined Tables
  • Acknowledgement Messages
  • Sequence numbering
  • Continuing messages and segments
  • HL7 Batch protocol
  • Message Control Segments