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

The HDD has over 6000 value sets; many including SNOMED CT codes that are updated after every release.
Last modified on Thursday, 18 February 2021 12:31

The LOINC Part XXX: Going PG

The letter “X” can stand for so many things.
Last modified on Wednesday, 20 January 2021 10:47

Miles of data to go

Dealing with an ocean of data can be exhausting and intimidating.
Last modified on Tuesday, 22 December 2020 10:49

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