Introduction to HL7 Labs
HL7 Labs are lab reports received electronically from outside lab facilities. To receive lab results electronically, a "SOAPwareXchangeHL7" license must be purchased.
* REQUIRED FOR MEANINGFUL USE
For more information on Setup for SOAPwareXchangeHL7 please click here.
HL7 Labs in Patient Charts
Labs sent from outside facilities to SOAPware will display in a patient's Chart.
In addition to the lab values and reference ranges, HL7 labs will contain other information within the report:
*Report Generated Date
*Performing Facility Information
Information contained within this report cannot be edited or deleted.
HL7 Lab Tasks
HL7 lab reports placed in the patient chart will automatically create a task and place item on the ordering provider's task list. This can be signed off or reassigned just as any other task . Note attached to task will say "HL7-facility name".