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Old 05-26-2011, 06:28 AM
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Default How to preprocess an HL7 message?

Hi,

I am receiving an HL7 message on a port using Mirth. I want to extract some of its fields and write to a flat-file.

Now my problem is, I want to split one of its fields into two parts, say on space. E.g. if there is a field called attending doctor name with contents as 'last_name first_name'. I want to split it on the space and write to the output file as two fields separated by comma. I guess I can achieve it using preprocessor script. But I don't know how to use it. I guess I can do this using Java also? How?

Can someone please guide me in this?

Thanks.
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