HL7 Message Encoding
In the first chapter you were introduced to the HL7 standards. You were also introduced to the following:
In this chapter, you will be concentrating on the message encoding for HL7 Version 2.x. Let’s start off by looking at the HL7 V2.x message and the encoding types.
Tip If you are already experienced with HL7 and are knowledgeable about HL7 message encoding, you can skip ahead to the next chapter.
The HL7 Message
An HL7 message is used to transfer patient ...