Do you work with HL7 2.X messages and need to decipher field content? Ever spend time counting segment fields in HL7 2.X messages trying to locate and understand content of interest? If so, then HL7 Insight will help save you time, giving you quick insight into your HL7 message content. Summary of features:
- Load an HL7 message, point the mouse at segments and fields of interest, and receive instant tooltip-style feedback, including: segment ID, field number, field length, optionality, and detailed data type information;
- Supports all HL7 2.X versions up to and including version 2.5;
- Supports HL7 message “batches” (note: the BSH and FSH segments are not currently supported and must be excluded from the batch before displaying in HL7 Insight);
- Colorizes the HL7 message text;
Sample HL7 Insight screen shots:
The HL7 Insight tool is currently in beta and has not yet been extensively tested with all HL7 2.X versions. Please let me know if you encounter any bugs/issues or if you have any questions and/or suggestions. After installation please see the file “ReleaseNotes.txt” for a list of known issues.
You can download beta 1 of HL7 Insight here.