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Blog articles written by the 3M HDD team on terminologies, healthcare interoperability, medical informatics and other topics that may be of interest.

This November I attended the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Conference for the first time.
About a year ago, I wrote a blog about the convergence of two HL7 standards: Clinical Information Modeling Initiative (CIMI) and Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR). I attended the HL7 […]
The American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) held its 69th Annual Scientific Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo in San Diego in August, in collaboration with the Canadian Society of Clinical […]
Staying current with the CMS Quality Payment Program is essential for providers. My previous blog—provided an overview of the program; then, on June 20, 2017, CMS announced changes that represent […]
Nutrition is integral to optimal health and the practice of nutrition care is woven throughout the systems that treat and facilitate health care.
When I tell people that I am a Nurse Informaticist, confusion and curiosity usually ensues. Nursing informatics, as defined by the American Nursing Association (ANA), is “a specialty that integrates […]
In part one of this blog I discussed blockchains and how they could be used in health care in an ideal world. In the real world however, block chain use […]
Many of you might have read the recent findings by researchers Isao Echizen et al. from the National Institute of Informatics (NII) of Japan that it is possible to copy […]
The Lab LOINC committee convened at the Regenstrief Institute in Indianapolis on December 8, 2016 for a day of discussion and decision making. The liveliest topic amongst participants this session […]
The premier medical informatics event of the year, the AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium, had many excellent talks that caught my interest. The one that myself and the audience liked most, […]