HL7 Table

This generator pulls data from HL7-related tables stored in a profile. Read how to set the profile.

How to configure the generator to use the appropriate HL7 table:

  • Random values
    • Randomly generate values from an HL7 table.
    • Table type.
      • All – All tables are listed here, regardless of category.
      • HL7 Standard Tables – Tables defined by the HL7 organization. Most tables in this category are related to the standard and its message structures.
      • User Defined Tables – Tables with data suggested by HL7 organization. Most table are customized to reflect system workflows and coded values (such as lab values).
      • Local Content – Tables populated with provider-defined data (for instance, patient locations, etc.).
      • Pre-Loaded Content – Tables provided with the application, such as names and cities.
    • Table. After selecting the Table type, select a table from which the value will be generated.
    • To access the table content, click on the Edit Table button. If you change the table content, the new table content will appear in the profile you select.
    • Restrict to values between. Will only use table entries that are within the specified limits.
    • Include random blanks. Allowing random blanks will mean that you generate empty strings among the values for use in the field or data type.
  • Sequential list
    • Generate a sequence of value starting with the first table entry.
    • Table type.
      • All – All tables are listed here, regardless of category.
      • HL7 Standard Tables – Tables defined by the HL7 organization. Most tables in this category are related to the standard and its message structures.
      • User Defined Tables – Tables with data suggested by HL7 organization. Most table are customized to reflect system workflows and coded values (such as lab values).
      • Local Content – Tables populated with provider-defined data (for instance, patient locations, etc.).
      • Pre-Loaded Content – Tables provided with the application, such as names and cities.
    • Table. After selecting the Table type, select a table from which the value will be generated.
    • To access the table content, click on the Edit Table button. If you change the table content, the new table content will appear in the profile you select.
    • Restrict to values between. Will only use table entries that are within the specified limits.
    • Start new line. Always start with the first entry of the table.
    • Continue from previous list. If you run the De-Identication and it ends with the 13th entry, next time, it will start with the 14th one.
Example #1:

  • Random values
  • Table Type: User Defined Tables
  • Table: 0001 – Administrative Sex
  • Restrict to values between: 1 and 1
    characters
  • Include random blanks: unchecked
Generated Value
N
M
A
F
A
Example #2:

  • Sequential list
  • Table Type: User Defined Tables
  • Table: 0001 – Administrative Sex
  • Start new list
Generated Value
A
F
M
N
O