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Re: [Health-dev] HL7 PDQ module

From: Vittorio Meloni
Subject: Re: [Health-dev] HL7 PDQ module
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:30:18 +0200

Hi all,
we just pushed the two modules. You can find them in tryton/hl7 and tryton/pdq. You can read some documentation in the docs directories of the modules. 
To make them work you need to install HL7apy from pip (pip install hl7apy==1.1.2). At the moment we thought it would be too soon to put the dependency in the script.
In this first implementation we haven't used the FHIR classes to access patients' demographics but we agree that it would be more advisable to use them in next releases.
Hope you enjoy the modules :-)


2015-03-31 7:43 GMT+02:00 Chris <address@hidden>:
Hiya all!

> In how far is this compatible with the FHIR interfaces released in
> this version?  Even if the transport mechanisms are different,
> I suppose part of the code (e.g. searching for a patient) can (and
> thus should) be shared.

Good point. The interfaces are different, from what I gather, since that
is working with HL7 v2.x. The patient searching is... meh. I mean,
I just used the search/search_read/etc. methods on the models. I suppose
they could use some of the code that creates complex tryton search
queries from arguments. Although it's rather ugly. Hehe.

> > Dear Luis, Emilien, Chris and GNU Health community,
> > it's been a while since we talked about the implementation of an HL7 PDQ
> > module, but we managed to complete a first implementation. Recently we
> > mentioned GNU Health and the module as a use case of HL7apy in an article
> > for the IHIC 2015 conference ( The article has
> > been published and presented at the conference and it is available here (
> >
> >
> > I'll try to explain the main feature of the module:
> >
> >    - we have implemented an MLLP server that can handle different type of
> >    messages. Currently it handles only the PDQ and PDQV incoming messages but
> >    it is implemented to be extended to handle other message types;
> >    - when a PDQ request arrives, the module searches for the patient
> >    demographics information in the database, embeds them in the PDQ response
> >    and sends the response to the client;
> >    - as suggested by Emilien in a previous email, we've created two new
> >    Tryton modules to configure both the HL7 server and the PDQ module. From
> >    the HL7 configuration module it is also possible to start/stop the MLLP
> >    server
> >
> > If you agree we would like to push our code to the default branch in order
> > to let you see our module and, if you want, try it and contribute.

Awesome! I'll take a look! HL7 v2 is more widely supported (I think), so
this is good stuff.


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