HL7 Interfacing:How to Lose the Trial-and-Error and                     Go Live Faster
If you’re aninterfacedeveloper…    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
…you’ve probablyhad thisconversationbefore....    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
You: “Where’s theMRN in this feed?”Colleague: “Well,it’s usually in PID-3.But it doesn’t looklike it’s here.”     © Carist...
You: “Wasn’t it inthe vendordocumentation?”Colleague: “Youmean the PDF from2006?”    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
You check the PDFfrom 2006.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
And it’s supposedto be in asubcomponent ofPID4.1.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
You’ve got twoconflicting data pointson this one fieldthat you thoughtwould be a piece ofcake.     © Caristix 2012. All ri...
You go back to thedrawing board.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
And you spend thenext 2 hourscountingpipes, looking forMRN patterns.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
You figure outwhere the MRN is.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
It’s in PID-18,of all places.     © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
One issue down.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
Loads more to go…    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
…with a go-livedate loomingand no way to knowif the team can hitit.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
So your managergets busy resettingexpectations up thefood chain and withthe customer.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reser...
You keep moving.You get to the nexttopic: lab values.     © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
Those labobservation valuesin OBX-5.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
The last time youneeded OBX-5values, they took3 weeks to extractfrom the lab system.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserv...
This time, you’vegot 4 days.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
4 days.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
No waythe lab folkscan get them in 4 days.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
Unless…   © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
…you haveCaristix Central.     © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
© Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
Caristix Centralhelps you managethe entireinterfacinglifecycle, so you golive faster.     © Caristix 2012. All rights rese...
Scope interfacesthoroughly beforestartingconfiguration andvalidation.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
Share informationand collaborate withyour entireteam, includingvendors andconsultants.    © Caristix 2012. All rights rese...
First, what does scopethoroughly mean?    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
It means you get structure. • Trigger events/message types    – Name, description    – Business rules. Interactions • Segm...
And, it means you get content. • Tables & content   – Label, value, comment   – Full range of values for     applications ...
Those OBX-5 labvalues we talkedabout earlier?    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
Get LIS messages,10 minutes ofprocessing inCaristix Central,and you’re done.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
Even better, thosevalues are there forwhoever needsthem next.     © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
No need to digthrough old emailsor old Excel files.It’s just there inCentral.     © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
That will makeyour life easier.What about yourmanager’s?     © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
Central’s going tomake her lifeeasier, too.     © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
Her team does thediscovery andscoping workupfront.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
That means lesstime on interfaceconfiguration andless rework duringvalidation.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
So project milestonesand go-live dates areshorter…and more realistic.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
The work isreusable, too.So processes areleaner,less wasteful.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
That meanscustomers arehappier.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
Project andresource planningis simpler and lessexpensive.     © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
Thatinterface lifecycle?     © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
© Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
By starting off onthe right foot, yourorganization letsthe data just flow.     © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
Central is coming soon.    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
Contact Caristix tolearn more about thelaunch.central@caristix.com    © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
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If you're responsible for HL7 interface implementation or technical services, there's a lot riding on client projects. Can you keep pace with customer needs? Read more about a new approach that can break through bottlenecks caused by trial and error.

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  1. 1. HL7 Interfacing:How to Lose the Trial-and-Error and Go Live Faster
  2. 2. If you’re aninterfacedeveloper… © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. …you’ve probablyhad thisconversationbefore.... © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  4. 4. You: “Where’s theMRN in this feed?”Colleague: “Well,it’s usually in PID-3.But it doesn’t looklike it’s here.” © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  5. 5. You: “Wasn’t it inthe vendordocumentation?”Colleague: “Youmean the PDF from2006?” © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  6. 6. You check the PDFfrom 2006. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  7. 7. And it’s supposedto be in asubcomponent ofPID4.1. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  8. 8. You’ve got twoconflicting data pointson this one fieldthat you thoughtwould be a piece ofcake. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  9. 9. You go back to thedrawing board. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  10. 10. And you spend thenext 2 hourscountingpipes, looking forMRN patterns. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  11. 11. You figure outwhere the MRN is. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  12. 12. It’s in PID-18,of all places. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  13. 13. One issue down. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  14. 14. Loads more to go… © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  15. 15. …with a go-livedate loomingand no way to knowif the team can hitit. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  16. 16. So your managergets busy resettingexpectations up thefood chain and withthe customer. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  17. 17. You keep moving.You get to the nexttopic: lab values. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  18. 18. Those labobservation valuesin OBX-5. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  19. 19. The last time youneeded OBX-5values, they took3 weeks to extractfrom the lab system. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  20. 20. This time, you’vegot 4 days. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  21. 21. 4 days. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  22. 22. No waythe lab folkscan get them in 4 days. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  23. 23. Unless… © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  24. 24. …you haveCaristix Central. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  25. 25. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  26. 26. Caristix Centralhelps you managethe entireinterfacinglifecycle, so you golive faster. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  27. 27. Scope interfacesthoroughly beforestartingconfiguration andvalidation. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  28. 28. Share informationand collaborate withyour entireteam, includingvendors andconsultants. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  29. 29. First, what does scopethoroughly mean? © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  30. 30. It means you get structure. • Trigger events/message types – Name, description – Business rules. Interactions • Segments – Optionality, repeatability, z-segments • Fields, components, subcomponents – Length, data type, optionality, repeatability, table number, name. • Data types – Standard and custom data types © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  31. 31. And, it means you get content. • Tables & content – Label, value, comment – Full range of values for applications – LOINC, SNOMED, local, custom codes © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  32. 32. Those OBX-5 labvalues we talkedabout earlier? © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  33. 33. Get LIS messages,10 minutes ofprocessing inCaristix Central,and you’re done. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  34. 34. Even better, thosevalues are there forwhoever needsthem next. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  35. 35. No need to digthrough old emailsor old Excel files.It’s just there inCentral. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  36. 36. That will makeyour life easier.What about yourmanager’s? © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  37. 37. Central’s going tomake her lifeeasier, too. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  38. 38. Her team does thediscovery andscoping workupfront. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  39. 39. That means lesstime on interfaceconfiguration andless rework duringvalidation. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  40. 40. So project milestonesand go-live dates areshorter…and more realistic. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  41. 41. The work isreusable, too.So processes areleaner,less wasteful. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  42. 42. That meanscustomers arehappier. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  43. 43. Project andresource planningis simpler and lessexpensive. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  44. 44. Thatinterface lifecycle? © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  45. 45. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  46. 46. By starting off onthe right foot, yourorganization letsthe data just flow. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  47. 47. Central is coming soon. © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
  48. 48. Contact Caristix tolearn more about thelaunch.central@caristix.com © Caristix 2012. All rights reserved.
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