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California Partners Release Open Source ELINCS Instructions Using Mirth to Transform HL7 v2.x into ELINCS (HL7-R1)

Contact — Tanya Laino 707.462.6369 HEALDSBURG, CALIF. — November 21, 2008 — Early this year Alliance Medical Center received a grant from California HealthCare Foundation to demonstrate a simple software tool to receive electronic laboratory results in the new ELINCS format. ELINCS (“EHR Laboratory Interoperability and Connectivity Specification”) is a messaging system intended to standardize the electronic reporting of test results from clinical laboratories into electronic health record (EHR) systems. A new “HL7-R1” format of ELINCS was adopted by HL7 this past Summer. Today Alliance Medical Center is joined by two partners in releasing a technical specification titled “Using Mirth to transform HL7 v2.x into ELINCS (HL7-R1).”

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