Extending HL7 v3 schemas using OASIS CAM and CAMProcessor

Create conformance templates and test messages for healthcare applications consistently and quickly

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Piers Hollott

Date archived: December 6, 2016 | First published: February 22, 2011

Traditionally, healthcare implementation projects use W3C XML Schema Definitions (XSDs) to define the Health Level Seven (HL7) messaging standard. By extending these schemas using the OASIS Content Assembly Mechanism (CAM), generating conformance messages becomes quicker and more reliable. The CAMProcessor, which is part of the jCAM open source project, makes this process of extension easy, so you can focus more business effort on the business rules underlying the HL7 schemas.

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