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Rachael Howe

Rachael Howe

Rachael Howe, RN, MS has been a member of the 3M HDD team since 2010. She is the Clinical Informatics manager co-leading the Healthcare Data Dictionary (HDD) team. She directs the team in process flow, operating procedures, and information and terminology modeling, in addition to designing for standardization and interoperability in various projects. Rachael leads projects that integrate standard terminologies such as SNOMED CT, LOINC, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT and RxNorm into the HDD, as well as developing content for customer specific use cases and integration of the HDD into other products within 3M. Her interests include using terminology models and principles to improve interoperability in EHRs, implementation of value sets and map sets, in addition to content support for 3M clinical NLP solutions. Rachael obtained her Masters of Science in Healthcare Informatics from the University of Colorado Denver.

Fun Facts

In my spare time, I like to: read fantasy and schmuck romance, camp, ride ATVs

If you could be any animal what would it be: a wolf

What did you want to be when you grew up: a marine biologist

Latest from Rachael Howe

Work life balance during a pandemic

  • Monday, 07 December 2020 15:44
2020 has thrown plenty of curve balls at everyone.
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) inaugural Women in AMIA (WIA) Leadership Program has completed its first year!

The Women in AMIA Leadership Program

  • Thursday, 14 November 2019 08:27
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) has inaugurated the Women in AMIA Leadership Program, kicking off the first face-to-face meeting in conjunction with this week’s 2019 AMIA Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C.
The Health Level 7 (HL7) FHIR is a new interoperability standard for exchanging healthcare data.
Since the nursing process is an indispensable part of healthcare, nursing terminologies must be integrated and interoperable with other clinical terminologies. Recognizing this need, the Clinical Care Classification (CCC), a […]