Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms (SNOMED-CT)

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LOINC And SNOMED CT Codes To Be Linked

Joseph Goedert | HealthData Management | July 25, 2013

Regenstrief Institute in Indianapolis, which owns the LOINC terminology of codes for identifying laboratory and clinical observations, and the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation in Copenhagen, which owns the SNOMED Clinical Terms set of codes, will link the terminologies. Read More »

ONC Workgroup Walks Tightrope Of Standards Principles

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | October 31, 2013

Health IT stakeholders are digging in for the task of aligning standards clinical quality measurement and clinical decision support, but they’re still laying the groundwork. Read More »

Two Competing Clinical Code Groups Team Up

Joseph Conn | Modern Healthcare | July 25, 2013

Two not-for-profit standards-development organizations, producers of once-competing clinical codes, SNOMED-CT and LOINC, have reached a 10-year collaborative agreement to work together to “improve safety, functionality and interoperability for the rapidly growing number of clinicians who manage and exchange health data with electronic medical records.” Read More »

VA, DoD Climb The Stairs To Interoperability Together

Michael O'Connell | Federal News Radio | November 14, 2013

Leaders in the healthcare community are thinking of ways they can use data to improve the quality of health care. The departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense have joined forces to create VistA Evolution, a system that allows the exchange of electronic health records information between the two. Read More »