Arden syntax


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Arden syntax

An artificial-intelligence-based language standard for expressing, sharing and processing clinical knowledge through Medical Logic Modules (MLMs), and which is used in medical algorithms.

The Arden syntax was created by the American Society for Testing and Materials under HL7 (the object-oriented Reference Information Model), and provides a definition for the interface to patient data with its data slot,
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Description : The overall goal of the project is to produce an implementation guide that will help knowledge engineers, clinicians, administrators, computer programmers and others use the Arden Syntax to create clinical decision support (CDS) solutions.
Objectives / Deliverables : Create Arden Syntax wiki with preliminary implementation guidance - Target: 2013 Sep WGM
The value of using non-proprietary "rules" within a vendor product is that rules then become "vendor-neutral" and can be shared from product to product as long as they are written in the industry standard for Medical Logic Modules, Arden syntax.
Training: The development of MLMs using Arden Syntax, an industry standard, was provided by McKessonHBOC.
The most vital is the Arden Syntax for Medical Logic Modules (MLMs), also known as ASTM E1460.