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Blog articles written by the 3M HDD team on terminologies, healthcare interoperability, medical informatics and other topics that may be of interest.

Who are you writing for?

We all write: journals, diaries, poems, blogs, postcards, Facebook posts, and I’m sure many more.
On March 11 of last year, the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic.
Given the need for new laboratory and clinical terminology codes, driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Spring LOINC conference of 2021 grew by one more day to address a variety of projects and LOINC advancements.
Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble secosteroids responsible for increasing intestinal absorption of calcium, magnesium and phosphate.
What can be said about 2020 except what a year!

Keeping it real or going virtual?

All of us experienced quite a shift from the norm in 2020, and we continue to adapt to this new environment in 2021.
2020 has thrown plenty of curve balls at everyone.
With the recent good news regarding potential SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, I thought it would be helpful to blog about the vaccine development process and how that process has evolved during the ongoing pandemic.
To keep up with the sheer quantity of SARS-CoV-2 testing and the lack of reagent during the pandemic, laboratories have begun to use the “pooling method.”
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) inaugural Women in AMIA (WIA) Leadership Program has completed its first year!