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This guide provides instruction on configuring the Medical-Objects Download Client (Capricorn) to output HL7 Results to a set folder.

If you require any assistance with the installation or configuration, or if you have any questions, please contact the Medical-Objects Helpdesk on (07) 5456 6000.

If you have not Installed the Medical-Objects Download client, Please see the guide for Installing Capricorn on Windows.

Configuring Capricorn Software 

Accessing the Capricorn Configuration Window


In some cases, the Capricorn may be configured as a service. See this guide for instructions on how to launch the Capricorn if it is set up as a service. 

  1. To launch the HL7 Tray application, Go to Start Menu, All Programs, Medical-Objects and select the Medical-Objects Capricorn. Alternatively, You can go to C:\MO\Capricorn and run the Capricorn.exe.
  2. The following icon will appear in the tray. Double click on it to bring up the log window.

  3. When the log window is displayed, Click on the Configuration icon highlighted below, or select Utility and select Configuration.


Capricorn Configuration Settings

  1. Click on Ack Management.

  2. Set the ACK Management path to C:\MO\Capricorn\APPLICATION_ACKS

  3. Click on Integration Options.

    3.1 Set the Incoming Modifier to Capricorn Modifier as shown below.

    Alternatively the field can be left blank for a messages to be delivered as close to they were originally sent as possible.

  4. Click on Server Parameters in the left pane.

  5. Under the Message Output Directory (main), set the results import path.

    The path will be a folder you want to use to store the Hl7 results or messages that you receive.

    For this installation we will just create a folder in the C: drive called Medical Results.
    The file path in this case will be C:\Medical Results. 

  6. Press the Apply button when configurations are complete. All future messages will be delivered to this folder in HL7 format.

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