HL7 Related to PACS Course Agenda

Introduction to HL7
  • Course Agenda
  • Brief HL7 History
  • What are all the HL7 Applications


HL7 Key Terms and Concepts

  • Triggers
  • HL7 a “Push Model”
  • Events and Messages
  • Segments and Elements


HL7 Applications Needed for PACS Integration

  • Patient Registration
    • Admission, Discharge, Transfer
    • Registration and Update
  • Order Entry (place an imaging procedure order)
    • General Order Message, General Order Response
    • Clinical Order Message
    • Order Placer
    • Order Filler
  • Reporting
    • Observations
HL7 Document Structure
  • Chapters and Appendixes


HL7 Encoding of Messages

  • HL7 Hierarchy – Events, Messages, Segments, Elements and Components
  • HL7 Message Construction Rules
  • Message Segment Header (MSH)
  • Event Description
  • Segment Table Headings
  • Data Types
  • Codes
  • Build an HL7 Message using the Standard


How HL7 Devices Communicate

  • Network – TCP/IP
  • RS232….
  • Interface Engines