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Chris Gordon

Chris Gordon

Chris Gordon, MT, ASCP has been a member of the 3M HDD team since 2003. He started his healthcare career as a certified medical technologist with the American Society of Clinical Pathology, working in the hospital and virology settings. Chris assists customers with their laboratory data standardization including mapping to LOINC, and participates in development and implementation projects using other standard terminologies such as SNOMED CT. Chris represents our team at lab LOINC meetings and has an interest in expanding terminology usage in data analytics.

Fun Facts

In my spare time, I like to: play the guitar

Top choice for next vacation: Lake Tahoe

What did you want to be when you grew up: Edward Van Halen


Latest from Chris Gordon

Drug Screens and LOINC

  • Tuesday, 19 October 2021 10:06
Drug testing remains a consistent part of the laboratory workload.

COVID-19 Variant Monitoring

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021 11:21
By now we’ve all heard about COVID-19 variants.

COVID-19 testing and LOINC® v2.68

  • Wednesday, 05 August 2020 09:27
Like the change of the seasons, new LOINC versions always come around. LOINC 2.68 is out and available.
We’ve all been hearing about the shortage of SARS-CoV-2 testing kits and materials, but there’s another shortage in the labs that hasn’t been widely mentioned.
When a new LOINC version is released, The Eagles song ‘Life in the Fast Lane’ always comes to mind.

A dedication to data interoperability

  • Friday, 31 August 2018 10:53
I recently attended the June 2018 Laboratory LOINC Conference in Indianapolis to get the latest LOINC updates. I have attended many previous meetings, but this time was special. My colleague Pam Banning received this year’s LOINC Award for Distinguished Contributions!
Many laboratory test panels include an expert review for overall interpretation as one of the results returned.
In the industry there are many available methods, such as Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Ligase Chain Reaction (LCR), and Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA), for detecting infectious disease through molecular diagnostics.