During a recent monthly user group session held for current Corepoint Health customers, Mike Stockemer presented the most common ways customers are using web servicesWeb services are a standardized way of integrating applications. Using open standards, businesses ca... More to exchange documents via Corepoint Integration Engine, the most common being using web servicesWeb services are a standardized way of integrating applications. Using open standards, businesses ca... More for public health reporting.

The five real-world scenarios in which Corepoint Health customers are most often exchanging health data using web servicesWeb services are a standardized way of integrating applications. Using open standards, businesses ca... More include:

  • Deliver HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More messages to a state agency
  • Deliver CDAClinical Document Architecture (CDA) HL7 CDA uses XML for encoding of the documents and breaks down ... More documents to a health information exchange (HIEHealth Information Exchange (HIE) focuses on the mobilization of healthcare information electronical... More)
  • Receive CDAClinical Document Architecture (CDA) HL7 CDA uses XML for encoding of the documents and breaks down ... More from an EHRElectronic Health Record (EHR), as defined in Defining Key Health Information Technology Terms (The ... More
  • Standard and custom web servicesWeb services are a standardized way of integrating applications. Using open standards, businesses ca... More
  • HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More v2 to CDAClinical Document Architecture (CDA) HL7 CDA uses XML for encoding of the documents and breaks down ... More via Direct ProjectThe Direct Project was launched by the ONC within Health and Human Services (HHS) on March 1, 2010. ... More

The interesting component of using web servicesWeb services are a standardized way of integrating applications. Using open standards, businesses ca... More are the workflow challenges that are being solved using Corepoint Integration Engine. Let’s take a look at the first scenario in this post. For the sake of brevity, we’ll describe the other scenarios in future posts.

Deliver HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More messages to the state via web servicesWeb services are a standardized way of integrating applications. Using open standards, businesses ca... More

Typical actions involved with public health reporting:

  • EHRElectronic Health Record (EHR), as defined in Defining Key Health Information Technology Terms (The ... More sends HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More message over TCP/IPTransmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is a low-level communications protocol used... More interface into Corepoint Integration Engine
  • “Fix” the HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More message into a format the state can receive (despite Meaningful Use certification, several EHRElectronic Health Record (EHR), as defined in Defining Key Health Information Technology Terms (The ... More vendors do not completely adhere to the CDAClinical Document Architecture (CDA) HL7 CDA uses XML for encoding of the documents and breaks down ... More standard)
  • Create a web service message (XML) from the new HL7HL7 is a Standards Developing Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (... More message per the state’s requirements
  • Sends the new web service message to the web service sender interface and make a web service request of the state repository, transmitting the XML message to the state.
  • Receive the response from the state that indicates successful transmission or any error codes that occurred, indicating a problem with the content of the XML file.
  • Processes responses from the state so the interface team can become aware of any issues that need to be resolved.

To illustrate:

HL7 Public Health Reporting

Stage 2 meaningful use requires caregivers to send syndromic surveillance and reportable lab results to their state’s department of public health. To read what HL7 information is required, read syndromic surveillance and reportable labs in meaningful use.

if you’re a corepoint health customer, you can view the complete presentation in the user community.

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