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Tag: LOINC

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Electronic health record display of lab results: The need for mass appeal

December 27, 2016 / By Pam Banning

The Lab LOINC committee convened at the Regenstrief Institute in Indianapolis on December 8, 2016 for a day of discussion and decision making. The liveliest topic amongst participants this session […]

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Article: Utilizing LOINC with laboratory data

With Pam Banning

What is LOINC, and how does it work? What are best practices for implementing LOINC? Expert Pam Banning breaks it down in this article featured in the American Association for 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 […]

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Computerized Physician Order Sets for Meaningful Use – Getting Attention from LOINC and Regenstrief Institute

October 5, 2015 / By Pam Banning

There’s been a lot of attention on standardizing laboratory order sets in the past year in preparation for the Meaningful Use requirements for computerized physician order sets (CPOE). The Standards […]

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Happy LOINCing with HDD Access!

September 9, 2015 / By Senthil Nachimuthu, MD, PhD

The July release of HDD Access, the open public version of the 3M Healthcare Data Dictionary, included LOINC® (version 2.50), the standard terminology for lab and clinical observations. We thank […]

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LOINC Facilitates Exchange of MY Data!

July 10, 2015 / By Susan Matney, PhD, RN

A few months ago I wrote a personal blog detailing the lack of interoperability for my data after a knee replacement. The most important observations that are measured after knee […]

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eGuide: Standardizing lab data to LOINC for meaningful use

One of the biggest Stage 2 Meaningful Use headaches is integrating and using laboratory data in EHRs. Learn an effective approach for meeting requirements.

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Case Study: Intermountain Healthcare

Intermountain Healthcare worked with 3M to make data from multiple sources interoperable, despite working with a variety of standards and terminologies.