Corepoint Integration Engine Level 2 Training Outline

Day 1: Action Lists 

Use regular expressions to modify messages

  • Remove the HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More null characters, represented by double quotes “”, in the outbound message.
  • Split the patient name (PID-5) into individual HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More components.
  • Modify the format of a telephone number to be all numeric. If it’s not a local number, add a 1 in front so it can call long distance.

Change the outgoing message type

  • Change the incoming ORU message to an outgoing MDM^T02 message.

Escape the literal ‘&’ in a message

  • A report is cut off whenever there is an ‘&’ in the body of the report. Put the ‘&’ back into the reports along with the data that was cut off.

Split a single OBX segment with multiple OBX-5 values into multiple OBX segments

The EHRElectronic Health Record (EHR), as defined in Defining Key Health Information Technology Terms (The ... More indicates that it is not able to properly handle the single OBX segment that has the dictated report in a repeating OBX-5 field. They would like an OBX segment for each line in the radiology report.

In each OBX, they would like the exact same information as the first OBX with 2 exceptions:

  • Each new OBX with have an OBX-1 field with a counter of which OBX sequence it is.
  • Each OBX-5 will only contain one line of the report so there are no repeating OBX-5’s.

Add a header at the top of each OBX report

  • Use ForEach and ItemNew to create 3 new lines as separate OBX segments to include the hospital name and address at the top of each report. Then, append all the report below it.

Day 2: Alerting, Troubleshooting, & Performance

Part 1: Alerts

  • Analyze log files to determine required alert thresholds.
  • Define the conditions and thresholds for alerting in your environment via the use of a planning matrix template.
  • Create a global alert configuration.
  • Modify existing Alert configuration objects and identify/resolve any dependency issues caused by the changes.
  • Create and modify a child alert configuration.
  • Create an Action Point to alert on the contents of a message meeting a specific pattern.

Part 2: Monitoring

  • Troubleshoot and resolve the following situations:

    • An inbound connection is not getting connected (red state)
    • An inbound connection that is not receiving messages
    • An outbound connection that is not getting connected & queue depth is building
    • Message errors – how to resolve and resend errored messages
  • Use the following resources and features to troubleshoot issues:

    • Windows commands such as Ping, Telnet, Netstat
    • Log Files – Graph Activity Log, Raw Log, Integration Engine Log
    • Log Verbosity settings
    • MLP Wrapping
    • ACK Settings

Day 3: Databases & Batch Processing

Part 1: Databases

  • Create & maintain database interface objects

    • Data Point
    • Namespaces
    • Database Associations
  • Modify Action Lists to read/write to a database

    • Check a database for a record (DBSelect)
    • Add a record to a database (DBInsert)
    • Update an existing record (DBUpdate)

Part 2: Batch Processing

  • Receive individual HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More messages, and write to a batch file using the File Gear
  • Pick up a batch file using the File Gear, and send individual messages via TCP/IPTransmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is a low-level communications protocol used... More
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