Receivers accept inbound messages into HL7 Soup. If you accept the defaults, you will have created a receiver that accepts HL7 messages via TCP on port 22222
Inbound messages can also trigger the execution of workflows that you have written. These can transform data, then write it to a database, send it to another system, or import it into another application.
Full documentation to be added shortly. For now we suggest you watch this video, which goes into some detail on this topic.