HL7 ADT A03 Message Example

By on April 2, 2013

HL7 ADT^A03 Message Example

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A “discharge patient” or “end visit” message (A03 event) should be sent when an inpatient’s stay in the healthcare Sample HL7 Message ADT A03facility is ended, or an outpatient or emergency room visit is ended.

It signals that the patient’s status has changed to “discharged”, that a discharge date/time has been assigned, and that the patient no longer requires services normally provided through the pharmacy database.

Segment Description
MSH Message Header
EVN Event Type
PID Patient Identification
PV1 Patient Visit


HL7 ADT^A03 Sample Message Sent From Hospital Information System:

MSH|^~\&|AccMgr|1|||20050112154645||ADT^A03|59912415|P|2.3||| EVN|A03|20050112154642||||| PID|1||10006579^^^1^MRN^1||DUCK^DONALD^D||19241010|M||1|111^DUCK ST^^FOWL^CA^999990000^^M|1|8885551212|8885551212|1|2||40007716^^^AccMgr^VN^1|123121234|||||||||||NO PV1|1|I|IN1^214^1^1^^^S|3||IN1^214^1|37^DISNEY^WALT^^^^^^AccMgr^^^^CI|||01||||1|||37^DISNEY^WALT^^^^^^AccMgr^^^^CI|2|40007716^^^AccMgr^VN|4||||||||||||||||1|||1||P|||20050110045253|20050112152000|3115.89|3115.89|||


Examples of ADT messages are:




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I've been involved in Healthcare IT and PACS since Y2k. Over the years I've been fortunate enough to be involved in a lot of interesting an diverse projects. My experience also includes numerous HL7/EMR integration projects as well as many hardware and software platforms. My three main areas of expertise include technical integration aspects of radiology, oncology and laboratory diagnostics.

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