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Privacy and analytics were two of the predominant themes in the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2019 Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. last year.
Wuhan, the capital of Central China’s Hubei province, is under siege.
We introduced the Women in AMIA Leadership Program in an earlier blog, and would like to provide an update here.

The Women in AMIA Leadership Program

  • Thursday, 14 November 2019 08:27
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) has inaugurated the Women in AMIA Leadership Program, kicking off the first face-to-face meeting in conjunction with this week’s 2019 AMIA Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C.
I recently listened to a laboratory medicine podcast on the need for clinician friendly terms in laboratory testing.

September is Sepsis Awareness Month

  • Friday, 13 September 2019 09:25
September 13 is World Sepsis Day and the whole month of September is filled with campaigns designed to help both the public and healthcare facilities recognize sepsis symptoms and seek help faster
The Regenstrief Institute released version 2.66 of the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) on June 21st this year.

What is a HCPCS level II code?

  • Thursday, 14 February 2019 14:40
The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) was established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in 1983. HCPCS used to stand for HCFA Common Procedure Coding System when CMS used to be the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) prior to June 14, 2001. 

How to contribute to SNOMED CT

  • Wednesday, 12 December 2018 09:47
Have you been searching for a concept in SNOMED CT only to realize it simply isn’t there, or have you found duplicated concepts that need to be corrected?
The September 2018 Health Level 7 (HL7) international working group meeting was held in Baltimore, Maryland and was packed full of user tutorials and learning sessions.