HL7 terms: Patient Administration (ADT) messages are used to exchange the patient state within a healthcare facility. HL7Â ADT messages keep patient demographic and visit information synchronized across healthcare systems.
ADT is the most commonly used HL7 messaging type, with most clinical applications enabled to receive key ADT messages.
ADT messages within the HL7 standard are typically initiated by the Hospital Information Systems (HIS), or a registration application, to inform ancillary systems that a patient has been admitted, discharged, transferred, merged, that other demographic data about the patient has changed (name, insurance, next of kin, etc.) or that some visit information has changed (patient location, attending doctor, etc.).
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