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SNOMED CT

Systemized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms. The standard for clinical terminology used in the UK, which is integral to the common computerised language used by NHS Care Records Service to facilitate electronic communications between health professionals in clear and unambiguous terms.
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3) LOINC = Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes
Objectives / Deliverables : Discuss LOINC Clinical Document Ontology Implementation Guide plans at WGM - Target: May 2013
Or does it provide the capability to select reportable cases and provide LOINC and SNOMED transformations before sending the HL7 transaction?
Since this first release, the Regenstrief Institute and the LOINC Committee have delivered 17 releases, increased the size of the database fivefold, added codes for many clinical subjects beyond the laboratory, added short names for laboratory tests, developed and enhanced a free browsing program, the Regenstrief LOINC Mapping Assistant (RELMATm) (8), and watched adoption of the LOINC coding system grow.
REVEAL incorporates advanced clinical modeling defined and implemented under NSF and NIH funding and broad mapping to industry standard terminologies including ICD-9, ICD-10, SNOMED, RxNorm and LOINC.
These might include test compendiums, specimen requirements, ICD-9/ICD-10 codes, LOINC, CPT codes, etc.
1 and start sending LOINC [Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes] and SNOMED [Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine] codes," he adds.
Also, translating the various clinical languages such as LOINC (logical observation identifiers names and codes) and SNOMED-CT (systematized nomenclature of medicine-clinical terms) into ICD-10-CM should also be addressed.
Wherever possible, appropriate existing standards (including LOINC and HL 7 code lists) were used because CDISC is committed to working with other professional groups to share information and minimize duplication of effort.
Reportable results with LOINC was a menu item from Stage I that is proposed as a core item in Stage 2, so Florida Hospital is prepared for future requirements.
That LOINC code actually plays a critical role for a number of things we want to accomplish, including building out inter-organizational clinical decision support," he says.
When measuring diabetic quality markers, for instance, one laboratory system may denote levels as glycohemoglobin within the chemistry panel, another may represent it as an independent test called "HgbAlc" and a third may describe it as using an appropriate LOINC code, for example 45484.