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OLIS Full Test Services URL

Hi, Following this link : I see URL for Lite Test Services, but not for Full Test Services. What's the URL for Full Test Services?


Started By Viktoriya Zhilina


9/4/2018 7:50:50 PM

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Submitting OLIS messages in production

What exactly should I use to digitally sign my hl7 request? In the above link, it says "Digitally sign the Request message using a PKCS#7 format signature using a cryptographic toolkit.", but no specifics on which PKCS signature I should use to sign. Thanks in advance.

I have tried a few ways to sign the message. I have tried to use OpenSSL to sign the request message (datafile) with a combination of my private key and the certificate.pem (keyandcertfile) with the following command:

openssl cms -in datafile -sign -signer keyandcertfile -nodetach -outform pem|der

I then used the output of that file, base64 encode that and then send the request to the endpoint with no luck.

EDIT: The server is now responding with Unsupported Message Type (HL7 Error #200) with this HL7 message:

MSH|^~\&|^2.16.840.1.113883.3.59.1:4004^ISO|194cd1ca-da5f-4c23-a324-87a44f67c6a0|^OLIS^X500||200506 01134500-0400||SPQ^Z01^SPQQ08|5b6046b3-54e9-4f24-8e8d-f784d283d41b|P|2.3.1||||||8859/1 ZSH|123976456|John Henry Everyman SPR|QRYTAG123|R|ZQryLabInfoForPatientID^^HL70471|@OBR.22^20020101000000-0400~@PID.3.1^6948425589~@PID.8^F~@PID.7^19940115~@ZRP.1.1^926279~@ZRP.1.13^MDL~@ZRP.1.22.1^ON~@ZRP.1.22.3^HL70347~@ZRP.1.2^Richards~@ZRP.1.3^Reed~@ZRP.1.4

Started By Cho Yin Yong

Cho Yin Yong

7/3/2018 3:13:23 PM

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PCR HL7 FHIR Implementation Guide Open Review and Webinar

Hello innovators!

We are pleased to invite you to a one-hour open review webinar session that will provide information regarding the Provincial Client Registry HL7 FHIR Implementation Guide on June 26th from 12:00-1:00pm.


The Provincial Client Registry (PCR) aggregates demographic data and identifiers from participating healthcare organizations across the province to provide a comprehensive source of patient identity and demographic information. Identifiers and demographics maintained in the PCR are used by EHR services to associate health information with the appropriate patient, and to enable healthcare provider access to a patient’s complete EHR.

The PCR HL7 FHIR material includes:

• PCR HL7 FHIR Implementation Guide

• Terminology value sets

• Sample messages

The open review comment period will take place from June 20-July 19. Information on how to provide comments will be included in the webinar.

The link to access the PCR HL7 FHIR Specification can be found here:

Contact for questions.


Fang Cao, Senior Standards Analyst, eHealth Ontario Yaron Derman, Manager Standards, eHealth Ontario Michael Conde, Manager Product Management Registries, eHealth Ontario Duncan Johnstone, Lead Business Systems Registries, eHealth Ontario

Teleconference & WebEx:

Local:416-212-8011 TFN#1 866-602-5461 Conference ID:6302256#

Started By CarynMcGilvray


6/22/2018 5:43:16 PM

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Planned Outage This Weekend

Please note the Innovation Lab services will be unavailable due to a planned outage starting Friday March 9th at 5:00pm.

An update will be posted once all services have been restored.

Started By Peter Sztur

Bellraj Eapen

5/4/2018 11:16:44 AM

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Q&A for FHIR in C#

Post any questions or concerns you may have for the C# starter project here! Be sure to subscribe for the latest updates.

Started By Christian Ferreira

Arthur Krughkov

5/2/2018 6:37:08 PM

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Q&A for FHIR in JS

Post any questions or concerns you may have for the JavaScript starter project here! Be sure to subscribe for the latest updates.

Started By Christian Ferreira

Christian Ferreira

4/26/2018 6:47:05 PM

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Q&A for FHIR in Java

Post any questions or concerns you may have for the Java starter project here! Be sure to subscribe for the latest updates.

Started By Christian Ferreira

Dawne Pierce

4/25/2018 9:29:36 PM

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Webinar on April 19th, 2018 @ 12pm

If anyone is interested in an introduction to the Innovation Lab, please note that there will be a webinar held this Thursday April 19th from 12-1pm. The webinar will provide an overview of the Lab's services and discussion on what's next. To receive the meeting invite and teleconference details, please email with the subject line: "Innovation Lab Webinar Registration Request".

Started By CarynMcGilvray

Kori Francis

4/19/2018 4:00:40 PM

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OLIS Sample Projects

Any news on the OLIS sample projects being made available?

  • Sample OLIS SOAP project
  • Sample OLIS .NET project
Really looking to start implementing a .NET client, but I'd really like the reference code.

Started By Kori Francis

Arthur Krughkov

4/16/2018 8:40:23 PM

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All Services Restored, Feb 21, 2018

Per a service outage on Feb. 6th 2018, all lite services have now been restored.

Started By Peter Sztur

Peter Sztur

2/21/2018 4:58:29 PM

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Service Outage, Feb. 6th 2018

Hello everyone,

Due to a service outage today, all EHR services offered by the Innovation Lab are currently down. We will post an update once services have been restored.

Started By Peter Sztur

Bellraj Eapen

2/16/2018 1:47:06 PM

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Test Harness is down

It seems the test harness has been down since yesterday.

Is this a scheduled outage? When will it be available again?

Specifically interested in hitting the Lite version of PCR and DHDR for now.



Started By David Evans

Peter Sztur

2/7/2018 5:07:59 PM

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What is correct PCR URL?

I jus downloaded the Sample PCR SOAP project, but it gives error:

2018-01-22 15:09:22 - Error getting response; org.apache.http.conn.HttpHostConnectException: Connection to refused
2018-01-22 15:10:02 - Error getting response; Connection reset

What is the correct URL?

Started By David Evans

Arthur Krughkov

1/23/2018 1:21:41 PM

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Planned Outage This Weekend

Please note the Innovation Lab website and services will be unavailable due to a planned outage between Sat. Dec 9th at 10pm, ending Sun. Dec. 10th at 10am. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Started By CarynMcGilvray


12/8/2017 8:01:10 PM

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Planned Service Outage This Weekend

Good day Innovators,

This weekend the Innovation Lab website and services will be temporarily unavailable due to some planned work at our hosting facility. The Lab will be unavailable starting this Friday, July 14th at midnight and will be back up by Monday, July 17th at 5pm. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions or concerns, please send them to

Thanks, Innovation Lab Team

Started By CarynMcGilvray


7/13/2017 5:46:10 PM

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SPARK for Innovators

SPARK is a pathway that enables digital health solutions to be delivered to patients – faster and easier.

Innovators would use the SPARK pathway to connect their solution to over five billion pieces of data that currently exist in electronic health records for nearly 14 million people in Ontario. Patients will then use the applications to gain access to their own data to manage their care. SPARK will guide innovators through a series of steps to allow data to flow into the hands of its owner –patients. Today, there are many barriers prohibiting innovators from connecting to Ontario’s electronic health infrastructure, which has stifled innovation. SPARK’s pathway will support the ongoing development and diffusion of digital health solutions in Ontario, liberate access to and exchange of data, and accelerate innovation.

If you are interested in participating in SPARK when it is ready for use, please complete the brief survey found here.

Started By Mike Van Hooydonk

Mike Van Hooydonk

3/8/2017 6:20:04 PM

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Authentication Requirements for OLIS

Are there any documented requirement for OLIS access authentication

Started By Dr. Wael Hassan


1/30/2017 9:32:20 PM

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FHIR OLIS queries

thanks for launching the OLIS FHIR queries. what version of FHIR are these queries based on?

Started By yaron derman


1/11/2017 8:30:50 PM

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OLIS HL7v2 Web Services Currently Unavailable

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with the OLIS HL7v2 interactions (endpoint We apologize for any inconvenience and will update this thread as we make progress to resolve the issue.

Started By CarynMcGilvray


12/13/2016 9:18:30 PM

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Provider Registry Access

I am keen to hear when the provider registry is available for third party queries. Please post here when it's ready.

Started By Doug Kavanagh


10/12/2016 1:17:12 PM

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