This guide provides an overview for the configuration of the Medical-Objects Download Client (Capricorn) and Medilink software for electronic Results.
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.
- 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.
- The following icon will appear in the tray. Double click on it to bring up the log window.
- When the log window is displayed, Click on the Configuration icon highlighted below, or select Utility and select Configuration.
Capricorn Configuration Settings
Click on Integration Options.
Set the ACK Management to the Application Acks folder within the Capricorn application.
- Make sure the Modifier is set to Capricorn Modifier.
- Select Server Parameters from the left panel.
Under the Message Output Directory (main), set the results import path
The Typical output path for Medilink is:
If the folder does not exist, you must create it.
- The configuration is complete. Click Apply and OK
Configuring Medilink before 2018
- Open Medilink, and you will see the window below.
- Go to File, and select General Options.
- In General Options, Make sure 'Check Medical Objects' is checked. Click OK to close this window.
- In the Taskbar notification area, You should see two Medilink 'diamond' icons appear, one of which will have a little mini MO icon, right click it and chose 'Setup'.
A small window with a path in it will appear, here you can set the path for MediLink to import results.
The taskbar application will run periodically. When messages come in from providers, they will be processed by Medilink. A popup will appear asking if you wish to process the results.
It has been found that you have to close and open the the Medilink software then Right click on the tray importer → View Results to see the most recently imported results right away.
Configuring Medilink 2018
Login and select "Medilink".
- The main window will open and a purple flask icon will show up in the tray(If it doesn't turn up it is a paid module of Medilink per the warning at top of this article). Right click the tray icon.
- Set the incoming and outgoing paths.
- Right click on the tray icon in step 2 will allow you to check and view new results.
Badly escaped acks have been found on live systems and Medilink have been advised in case 604307. These have been getting stuck in the NSW Health server.
MSH|^~\&|Medilink 2017 R2|The Laurels^B26DF0C8-1D16-4DA1-8163-A7906A375574^GUID|^Cerner EMR (NNSWLHD and MNCLHD)|8003622500000196^220.127.116.11.2001.1003.0.8003622500000196^ISO|201811301149|The Laurels (Capricorn) <MO6473536.Capricorn Ninety Three>|ACK^T02|6908.11.49.57.945|P|2.3.1
MSA|AE|25fe8b1b-2dde-422f-a467-d26ffb3ea9bc|The process cannot access the file '\E\\E\TERM3\MEDILINK\DATA\HL7\Processed\E\80036225|||207^The process cannot access the file '\E\\E\TERM3\MEDILINK\DATA\HL7\Processed\E\8003622500000196__25fe8b1b-2dde-422f-a467-d26ffb3ea9bc\E\8003622500000196__25fe8b1b-2dde-422f-a467-d26ffb3ea9bc_0_1_0.RTF' because it is being used by another process.^HL70357
ERR|^^^207&&hl70357&&The process cannot access the file '\E\\E\TERM3\MEDILINK\DATA\HL7\Processed\E\8003622500000196__25fe8b1b-2dde-422f-a467-d26ffb3ea9bc\E\8003622500000196__25fe8b1b-2dde-422f-a467-d26ffb3ea9bc_0_1_0.RTF' because it is being used by another process.
The following script can be used to preprocess the acks before they as supplied to the Capricorn. It will remove the ERR segment and recreate the MSA so it only contains the ack code.
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