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Drug Screens and LOINC

  • Tuesday, 19 October 2021 10:06
Drug testing remains a consistent part of the laboratory workload.

Traumatic injuries in SNOMED CT

  • Friday, 10 September 2021 11:00
SNOMED CT releases updates for their international edition twice a year on January 31st and July 31st.

CDC’s Data Detectives

  • Tuesday, 24 August 2021 14:54
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has played and is continuing to play a key role in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.

LOINC® Release Change to August & February

  • Wednesday, 04 August 2021 08:42
Regenstrief Institute is changing the production release calendar for LOINC and its transition time!
From my previous blogs, you know that I am a huge proponent of computer-assisted coding (CAC).

Who are you writing for?

  • Monday, 12 July 2021 12:57
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.
LOINC releases new versions twice a year, usually June and December, although there was talk of changing the release months in the latest spring conference (March 9-12, 2021).

COVID-19 Variant Monitoring

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021 11:21
By now we’ve all heard about COVID-19 variants.
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.