Rachael Howe, RN, MS

Nurse Informaticist, Clinical Terminology

Terminology Standards and Interoperability

Rachael Howe, RN, MS, is a nurse informaticist at 3M Health Information Systems, Inc. (3M HIS). She is the Clinical Informatics manager co-leading the Healthcare Data Dictionary (HDD) team. Rachael has been a nurse since 2007 with experience in Neuro ICU and Alzheimer’s specialties. At 3M, she has been involved in the mapping and design development for multiple different projects to improve interoperability in EHRs and implementation of clinical use cases leveraging value sets and map sets, in addition to terminology work with SNOMED CT, LOINC, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT and RxNorm. Rachael also leads the informatics and terminology support for HIS products including various 360 Encompass modules, providing a robust semantic and standard terminology based foundation for 3M’s Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology.