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Category
Handbook
Organisation
Standard
HB 262-2012
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Created
2012
This handbook supports AS 4700.2-2007, which is the standard for implementing external messaging using HL7 between diagnostics providers and all health service providers in Australia, using HL7 Version 2.4.

Main sections:

• Scope

• Important notes for diagnostics messaging

• Overview of HL7 messaging

• HL7 messaging structures

• Messaging file structure

• Acknowledging messages

• Notes on terms and formats

• Terms and definitions

• Units of measure

• Data types

• Message identifiers

• Site sequence number and file naming

• Important information and concepts

• Identified tables and occurrences

• Message structure

• Segment fields and references

• HL7 segments

• Sample format
Access Guidelines for messaging between diagnostics providers and health service providers

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