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Keeping up with the Standards

  • Thursday, 31 October 2019 12:03
Chances are, whatever medical department you work in there are terminology standards with regularly scheduled updates.

Understanding LOINC® Groups

  • Thursday, 03 January 2019 11:31
The LOINC® groups project by the Regenstrief Institute aims to give you a flexible, extensible, and computable mechanism for rolling up groups of LOINC codes for various purposes.

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?

What is a Map Set?

  • Wednesday, 14 November 2018 13:22
What is a map set in our world of medical terminologies?
Recently, my family took me to an Emergency Room when I suddenly lost my sense of touch on the left side of my face.
  In accordance with the 21st Century Cures Act, The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology has released the draft version of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA).
 Previously, in “TEFCA: A beginning for nationwide interoperability ,” we discussed the basics of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), an ambitious plan assembled by The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to provide an “on-ramp” to nationwide interoperability for healthcare data.
The LOINC Document Ontology was developed to identify, characterize, and organize documents exchanged between healthcare systems.
Teleradiology is the sending of radiological patient images and reports in multiple modalities from one location to another, for the purpose of sharing studies and results with other radiologists and physicians.
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) organizes a Learning Showcase during the Annual Symposium. Separate from the scientific program, the Learning Showcase allows exhibitors to present the informatics aspects or topics that relate to their products or services, avoiding a marketing or sales focus. In this context, I gave a talk on how…