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HealthShare Health Connect HL7® Interface Specialist

Troubleshooting HL7 interfaces, HealthShare Health Connect

The HealthShare Health Connect HL7 Interface Specialist exam is designed to validate core skills for developers who use Health Connect to build and test HL7 v2.x productions.

Purchase Certification Exam

This exam will retire in June 2023. It will be replaced by the InterSystems HL7® Interface Specialist certification exam at that time. For more information about the new exam, or if you are interested in beta testing this exam, please visit this InterSystems Developer Community post.

Exam Details

Target Exam Role

HL7 Interface Specialist
An IT professional who designs, builds and performs basic troubleshooting of HL7 interfaces with HealthShare Health Connect

Note: This exam does not require familiarity with ObjectScript

Recommended Preparation

Exam Parameters

Number of questions: 50
Exam time limit: 2 hours
Passing score: 65%
Language offered: English

Exam Topics and Content

The exam contains question items that cover the areas for the stated role as shown in the KSA (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities) chart immediately below. The question items are presented in multiple formats including multiple choice, multiple response, hotspot, pull-down selection, etc.

Designs HL7 productions
T1.1Interprets interface requirements
T1.2Chooses production architecture components
T1.3Designs custom schemas
T1.4Designs routing rules
Builds HL7 productions
T2.1Adds business components to build interfaces
T2.2Creates and applies routing rules
T2.3Applies key configuration settings in productions
T2.4Uses DTL Editor to build DTLs
T2.5Creates and applies lookup tables
T2.6Creates custom schemas
T2.7Applies ACK/NACK functionality
Troubleshoots HL7 productions
T3.1Identifies and uses tools for troubleshooting
T3.2Follows message flows in Visual Trace
T3.3Interprets Visual Trace to identify errors
T3.4Searches messages for research
T3.5Identifies and uses logs when troubleshooting