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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

In part one, I sat down with Amanda Steffon to talk about gaps and opportunities related to social determinants of health (SDoH).
I sat down with Amanda Steffon, project manager and member of the 3M clinical terminology team to talk about social determinants of health and the role they play in our lives.

Photoacoustic imaging: Imaging out loud

  • Thursday, 16 June 2022 12:04
Imaging methods like x-ray, computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are indispensable in health care, but they have drawbacks.

Rooting for plant-derived vaccines

  • Monday, 21 March 2022 11:45
As established by a recent census based on biomass, plants (primarily land plants) account for 80 percent of the earth’s total biomass.
The winner is blue!

COVID-19 on the autism spectrum

  • Friday, 12 November 2021 12:50
I look at my 14-year-old boy every day and think how much I love this guy.
The body and its reaction to disease and infection is still very much a mystery.
On March 11 of last year, the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic.
Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble secosteroids responsible for increasing intestinal absorption of calcium, magnesium and phosphate.

The LOINC Part XXX: Going PG

  • Wednesday, 20 January 2021 10:33
The letter “X” can stand for so many things.