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NA2013 Connectathon Training Material

This website hosted the technical support material for the
January 2013 IHE North American Connectathon in Chicago.

We invite you to visit the new website supporting participants in the next North American Connectathon to be held January 27-31, 2014. That website will be ready for use in August 2013:

http://na2014.wustl.edu

   

As we progress through connectathon preparation, we will gather the training material we create on this page. Topics will be added throughout the fall.

General topics and Gazelle Training for connectathon participants

Date

Duration Topic Presenter
June 0:40

Review of IHE Technical Framework - Structure & Terminology: Those new to reading IHE Technical Framework documentation will get a jump-start in this presentation. We explain IHE terminology (domain, actor, profile...) and the structure & location of IHE documentation. You'll be more efficient finding & reading the IHE Technical Framework if you start here first. (slides only)

Moore
June 20 1:10

Introduction to the IHE North American Connectathon HIMSS13 Interoperability Showcase: provides those who first-timers to these two events an overview of the basic impetus and structure of the Connectathon and Interoperability Showcase. You will learn what it takes to get involved, the benefits of participation, and how to start to engage through the IHE and Showcase registration processes. (slides only)

Felhofer, Vance
June 21 1:05 IHE NA Connectathon 2013 and HIMSS13 Interoperability Showcase Information Session: provides first time and returning IHE Connectathon and HIMSS Interoperability Showcase participants the details of the 2013 registration process. The management teams will review project time lines, participant requirements, and tools & resources for the 2013 season. (slides only) Felhofer, Vance
Aug-Sep   2012 IHE Educational Webinar Series IHE annually presents a series of domain webinars designed to help your organization learn about IHE, get engaged in the IHE development & testing activities and leverge IHE solutions to develop & implement interoperable health information technology systems. IHE domain experts
Aug   Health Story Project Consolidated CDA (C-CDA) testing seesion registration details. IHE USA
Aug

 

 

 

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0:08

IHE Connectathon Registration using gazelle:

There are three tasks in gazelle to complete registration for the IHE N.A. Connectathon testing session:

  1. User accounts and contacts: managing gazelle user accounts (logins) and company/organization details; entering contact information (slides only)
  2. IHE System registration: entering test system(s), profiles, actors, and options (slides only)
  3. Connectathon contract: how to generate (slides only)
Felhofer
Sep .ppt Extracting Registration Details from Gazelle or, "who are my potential test partners at the connectathon?!?"  
Oct 30

 

0:40

Pre-connectathon testing:

  • finding test requirements, instructions, & test software
  • submitting results into gazelle

(slides only)

Felhofer
Nov 1   Digital certificate management Moore
Dec 0:08 Exchanging Pre-connectathon Samples: storing & retrieving test objects (eg DICOM objects, CDA documents, ATNA questionnaires...) Felhofer
Dec

 

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0:04

Configuration:

Felhofer
Dec 11 0:30 Internet testing prior to the Connectathon: how to participate in optional internet testing in advance of the connectathon Felhofer
Jan   Connectathon Test Review ppts: (Rad, ITI, Card domain tests)
These slide overlay Connectathon test names onto profile actor/transaction diagrams. See the README within the zip file.
Felhofer
Jan

0:11

Connectathon Terminology: Definitions needed to understand using Gazelle during a connectathon (known to most returning participants; highly recommended for new participants & monitors)

Moore

Jan 17

 

0:28

 

 

 

 

0:31

Connectathon Game Plan:

Part 1 - Connectathon Process Overview - recommended for new participants: (download .mp4) (slides only)
- explanation of Connectathon week process
- strategies for a successful week
- schedule for the connectathon week
- communication methods during connectathon week

Part 2 - Using Gazelle at the Connectathon - recommended for *all* participants: (download .mp4)
- gazelle "how to" during connectathon week



Felhofer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan 0:05

Meta tests explained: Some (not all) test systems see Meta Tests on their Main Connectathon page. What are my rqmts for completing Meta tests?

Felhofer
Tools for Pre-Connectathon Testing
Audience Topic
Participants Information pages & tutorials for IHE-provided pre-Connectathon test tools
Tools & processes used at the Connectathon

Audience

Topic

Duration

Participants in XD*, XCA, PIX, PDQ

Understanding Multiple Affinity domains at the connectathon

n/a

Participants wanting to receive a Patient ID feed via HL7 Patient ID Generation tools for Connectathon test support:
  • GENEVA: How to use Geneva to create patients & send an HL7v2 or v3 feed (.mp4)
  • GENEVA: How to configure Geneva to send a HL7 feed to your system (recorded webex)
  • Gazelle Patient Generation & Sharing Basics (.mp4)



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0:11

0:14

 

Modalities in workflow profiles (Rad, Card)

Gazelle Order Manager

 

0:05

CDA testers CDA tools for document evaluation
(.mp4)
0:32

XDS toolkit users, participants & monitors

How to use the XDS toolkit for test verification
Bill Majurski gives an overview o f XDS toolkit use by monitors & participants during the connectathon

0:34

 

Participants

Wireshark tutorial: Using a network analysis tool (from 2010)
http://www.wireshark.org: Link to wireshark website.

0:11