HL7: By the Book and Beyond Outline

The following information highlights the specific subject matter, workshop activities, and course materials included as part of Corepoint Health’s HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More: By the Book and Beyond Workshop. Please note that the prerequisite for HL7: By the Book and Beyond is the online, instructor-led HL7: First Steps seminar.

Day 1: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Part 1: The HL7 Standard and Key Subject Areas

  • An overview of HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More chapters
  • Chapter layout/format
  • Triggers
  • Hierarchy of identifiers
  • HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More communication
  • Order entry
  • Financial management
  • Observation reporting
  • LOINCLogical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) applies universal code names and identifiers... More – clinical templates
  • HIPAAThe Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted by the U.S. Congress in ... More context
  • CDAClinical Document Architecture (CDA) HL7 CDA uses XML for encoding of the documents and breaks down ... More

Part 2: HL7 Communication Protocols

  • TCP/IPTransmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is a low-level communications protocol used... More traffic monitoring
  • Hybrid lower layer protocol (LLP)
  • TCP/IPTransmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is a low-level communications protocol used... More basics
  • TCP/IPTransmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is a low-level communications protocol used... More MLP
  • SNA APPC LU6.2

Day 2: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Part 3: What's Next – Version 3

  • How is version 3 better?
  • HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More v3.0 details
  • Goals & planned benefits
  • How we plan to get there
  • Current status
  • Publishing schedule
  • V3 domains
  • Mapping between 2.X and 3.X
  • Mapping 2.X to 3.X status
  • Impact on providers?

Part 4: Interface Tools and Technologies

  • Interface engines vs. peer-to-peer HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More interfaces
  • Using HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More with an interface engineAn interface engine can transform or map the data to the receiving application’s requirements whil... More

    • Engine connection naming
    • Engine message loads
  • Required features for HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More solutions

    • HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More ACK handling
    • Logging
    • Communications
    • Monitoring and alerts
    • Custom needs
  • HIPAAThe Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted by the U.S. Congress in ... More and role-based access
  • Interface engineAn interface engine can transform or map the data to the receiving application’s requirements whil... More vendors and interface flows

Day 3: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Part 5: Practical Implementation of HL7 in The Real World

  • Understanding important interface features and the short- and long-term costs of each, including what to review when considering an HL7 interface (a single missing feature could crush your budget)
  • Buying vs. building an HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More interfaces:  what price is reasonable and which approach is best for your project?
  • Realizing the value of HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More through flexible interfaces – how an interface that is pliable will pay for itself again and again during every project
  • Designing HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More interfaces for the real world – learn what is likely to happen during implementation and how you can prepare before it is too late
  • Understand issues typically faced during interface roll out and how to avoid most of these issues while preparing for the ones that are unavoidable
  • Documenting your interfaces – the why, when, and how to write HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More interface specifications
  • Preparing for interface support after go-live – assessing the skill set of your staff
  • Implementing business rules and preliminary database-to-HL7 mapping – live demo of a VisualBasic-based program that implements a complex HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More interface and business logic
  • Understanding the true costs of HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More interfaces – know all the expenses of an interface before you jump in

Additional Workshop Activities, Materials, & Handouts

  • Student workbook
  • 500+ slide pages / presentation notes
  • Summit Medical – HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More Case Study
  • HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More V3.0 – Preview for Managers

Specification Reviews/Examples

  • Demographic Interface Specification: MedicaLogic
  • Observation Reporting Interface Specification: MedicaLogic
  • Scheduling Interface Specification: MedicaLogic
  • ImageLink Interface Specification: MedicaLogic
  • DimpleCache Server Interface Specification: MedicaLogic
  • Implementation Guide for Immunization Data Transactions: US CDC
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