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Tag: SNOMED CT

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Keeping it real or going virtual?

February 19, 2021 / By Jacee Robison, RN, MS

All of us experienced quite a shift from the norm in 2020, and we continue to adapt to this new environment in 2021. We stay home, some of us work […]

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Leveraging COVID-19 value sets to ensure comprehensive data collection

April 28, 2020 / By Dannie Greenlee, RN, Sarah Sontum, RN

We know the importance of quick and accurate COVID-19 testing, but do we know when to get tested or even when to seek medical attention? Physicians also need to know […]

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Interoperability planning for COVID-19 surveillance

February 12, 2020 / By Pam Banning

Wuhan, the capital of Central China’s Hubei province, is under siege. Hundreds of thousands of people are being screened for fever and observable signs of illness at travel junctures. Nearby […]

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Raising the bar: Implementing the latest LOINC release further supports interoperability

July 29, 2019 / By Pam Banning

The Regenstrief Institute released version 2.66 of the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) on June 21st this year. LOINC is one of the standard terminologies in the 3M […]

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AMIA 2017 Learning Showcase: Terminology-enabled clinical natural language processing for unstructured information extraction

February 16, 2018 / By Senthil Nachimuthu, MD, PhD

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) organizes a Learning Showcase during the Annual Symposium. Separate from the scientific program, the Learning Showcase allows exhibitors to present the informatics aspects or […]

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Reflections from a laboratory scientist: Terminology’s role in U.S. healthcare paradigm shift

September 22, 2017 / By Pam Banning

The American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) held its 69th Annual Scientific Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo in San Diego in August, in collaboration with the Canadian Society of Clinical […]

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Enhancing patient care and the bottom line through LOINC / SNOMED CT implementation

September 23, 2016 / By Pam Banning

3M HIS has been busy participating in professional healthcare industry meetings during the first half of 2016. This included Clinical Lab Management Association’s ThinkLab, The American Society of Microbiology (ASM) […]

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The Clinical Care Classification nursing standard

August 26, 2016 / By Rachael Howe, RN, MS

Since the nursing process is an indispensable part of healthcare, nursing terminologies must be integrated and interoperable with other clinical terminologies. Recognizing this need, the Clinical Care Classification (CCC), a […]

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Making time for change: The importance of updating terminologies

April 1, 2016 / By Pam Banning

Laboratorians are trained to use exact measures in quality to provide the right answer on the right patient at the right time. This attention to precision is the cornerstone in […]

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Nursing interoperability is within our grasp!

February 15, 2016 / By Susan Matney, PhD, RN

In July of 2014, I wrote a blog asking if nursing interoperability was within our reach. I wrote that there were gaps in the standard terminologies and the data elements […]