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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.

A Watched Pot Never Boils?

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021 12:18
Have you ever had a project go off track and in trouble? Did any of them happen because of the COVID-19 pandemic?
Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble secosteroids responsible for increasing intestinal absorption of calcium, magnesium and phosphate.

Should drops be dropped?

  • Wednesday, 24 March 2021 10:17
Using the dose form of drops can complicate drug terminology mapping and introduce the possibility of mapping errors.

Maintaining Value Sets using SNOMED CT®

  • Thursday, 18 February 2021 11:38
The HDD has over 6000 value sets; many including SNOMED CT codes that are updated after every release.

The LOINC Part XXX: Going PG

  • Wednesday, 20 January 2021 10:33
The letter “X” can stand for so many things.