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Precious Porter

Precious Porter

Precious Faith Porter, RN, BSN has been a member of the 3M HDD team since 2012. In her 16 years of nursing, Precious has worked in pediatrics and inpatient care, at settings ranging from hospital, family practice clinic, school and juvenile detention facility to home health, and also as a complaints/quality analyst at a large medical supply company. She is involved in managing and mapping customer healthcare data using standard terminologies in multiple projects dealing with pharmaceuticals, radiology, laboratory and clinical data.


 Fun Facts

In my spare time, I like to: bake, decorate cakes and karaoke

Top choice for next vacation: Germany

What did you want to be when you grew up: a pediatrician

Latest from Precious Porter

The year 2019 marks the 250th anniversary since the Scottish physician and professor, William Cullen, published the book “Synopsis Nosologiae Methodicae”. He, and other pioneers in the field of nosology, made it easier for physicians to classify diseases and diagnose patients’ ailments as well as promote early tracking of health outcomes.

Parenthesis, Brackets and Braces in LOINC®

  • Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:56
Parentheses, brackets and braces – called “enclosing glyphs” – are used in LOINC® for different purposes.
The ampersand character (&) used in normal everyday grammar is shorthand for the word and or in Latin “et”.