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Searching in SNOMED CT® using ECL

  • Tuesday, 24 November 2020 10:09
Expression Constraint Language (ECL) is unique to SNOMED CT and allows users to build computable rules from SNOMED CT’s hierarchy and/or relationship groups.
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!
“Head, shoulders, knees and toes! Knees and Toes!”
Amid the initial outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States, the HDD team created several new value sets collecting the relevant standard codes, to be provided free to anyone who may find them useful in data identification in relation to the crisis.
Patient matching—the ability to match a person to their correct medical record—is a perennial issue in health IT.
The beginning of this year was unusual for all of us.

COVID-19 testing and LOINC® v2.68

  • Wednesday, 05 August 2020 09:27
Like the change of the seasons, new LOINC versions always come around. LOINC 2.68 is out and available.
It has been 20 weeks since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020.
The World Health Organization (WHO) established the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) in 2005.