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Tips and how-to articles from the 3M HDD team about various standard and local terminologies.

Searching in SNOMED CT® using ECL

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.
Last modified on Tuesday, 01 December 2020 14:45
“Head, shoulders, knees and toes! Knees and Toes!”
Last modified on Wednesday, 21 October 2020 09:15
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.
Last modified on Wednesday, 09 September 2020 08:29

COVID-19 testing and LOINC® v2.68

Like the change of the seasons, new LOINC versions always come around. LOINC 2.68 is out and available.
Last modified on Wednesday, 05 August 2020 09:45
The World Health Organization (WHO) established the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) in 2005.
Last modified on Wednesday, 15 July 2020 12:05

COVID-19 Antibody Testing

There are various types of testing related to COVID-19, including molecular diagnostic, antibody and antigen testing.
Last modified on Wednesday, 10 June 2020 09:54
If you are new to the world of healthcare terminologies, you will learn quickly that there are many of them, each with its individual terminology model (content structure and organization), area(s) of focus, release schedule and format, language, and other characteristics.
Last modified on Wednesday, 20 May 2020 11:45
The Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS) of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has a Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS), with weekly 30-minute webinars for the public at 3 p.m. Eastern time each Monday.
Last modified on Wednesday, 15 April 2020 11:51
It may seem daunting to implement the two standards within your local database for public health reporting, especially if you’re a team of one, but you can leverage the work of experts from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Public Health Information Network Vocabulary Access Distribution System (PHIN VADS).
Last modified on Wednesday, 25 March 2020 15:02
When is Tylenol the same as acetaminophen?
Last modified on Wednesday, 26 February 2020 13:47