QuickViewHL7 is a HL7 message viewer and editor, which I wrote to assist me in testing HL7 applications and procedures. Features include tree-view based breakdown of message elements, and the ability to edit at any level, e.g a whole segment, a field or component.

If you are a software developer or tester, you may find this a little easier to use than notepad. Context related schema documentation is partly available, and I plan to extend that feature. Other addons, such as built-in macros, may be added in the future, whenever I get the urge to automate yet another repetitive task in my daily work.

Screenshots and documentation

I have tried to keep the app simple, these documentation pages will show how to configure and use the HL7 viewer.


I have put this project on SourceForge under the Academic Free License (AFL) just in case anybody else finds it useful.


This app was written to assist me in my software testing environment, and has not been tested or approved for use with live data. If you choose to use it with live HL7 messages, please perform thorough testing of the app first to be certain that it is doing what you expect. Bugs can, of course, be reported on the SourceForge project site.

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