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Making health data interoperable across different IT systems requires a few kinds of standards. Exchange standards like HL7's Version 2, CDA, and FHIR are key to organizing information into a commonly understood structure as it moves between systems. Vocabulary...read more
Grouping data coded with similar LOINC codes isn't as easy as it first seems. Perhaps you are processing data from many sources for a research project in a network like PCORnet or ODHSI. Or, maybe you're retrieving data to fulfill a quality measure report. There are...read more
Each new LOINC® release that Regenstrief publishes contains many edits to LOINC terms. About 7,000 terms were edited in version 2.61 and about 11,000 in version 2.58. That's a lot of change every six months! How is it that all those edits don't cause havoc to users...read more