Health Level Seven (HL7) is the organization behind the health messaging standard commonly referred to as HL7. HL7 2.x is a proprietary standard with numerous optional parts and extensions while HL7 3.x is XML based. Libraries and parsers are available that work with both.

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How to negotiate with software vendors who do not follow HL7 standards [closed]

Take, for instance the "", I'd hope that anyone who has spent any time in dealing with HL7 messages knows that the "" signifies that something should be deleted. "" is not an empty string, it's not a ...
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Munging intro level knowledge of set theory with intro level knowledge of electronics to parse and evaluate the content of HL7 messages

This question is being asked for the purposes of evaluating whether or not attempting to use things I picked up in college was a good idea, or even remotely defensible. Last year I wrote a 'formula ...
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Is the HL7 membership model normal?

To me, it's a little odd that HL7 requires you to be a member to distribute the standard within your organization and in that sense implement the standard and tell others who have implemented the ...
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What issues tend to arise when working with HL7 messages?

I'm testing a product for health care businesses, and we're working with HL7 messages. I saw people groaning on another question about the issues with HL7 but not mentioning specifics. Can someone ...