Converting and validating units of measure

Converting and validating units of measure

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...

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Grouping data coded with LOINC

Grouping data coded with LOINC

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...

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Tracking Edits to LOINC terms

Tracking Edits to LOINC terms

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...

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LOINC Overview and Background

LOINC Overview and Background

The universal standard for identifying health measurements, observations, and documents An Overview and Background Background and Motivations At the Regenstrief Institute, Inc., we imagine a world where health is optimized for all through a seamless network of...

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Build a School Night

Build a School Night

You're Invited! We're so excited to be joining Building Tomorrow for the 10th annual Build-a-School Night. Please join Project Secret Weapon for a spectacular evening to help provide access to high quality education for children in rural Uganda. The night features an...

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Dynamically updating the Divi Circle Counter

Dynamically updating the Divi Circle Counter

It’s no secret that I love designing websites with Divi from Elegant Themes. Divi powers this site, thepocketsquareproject.org, and soon, the main loinc.org site as well. I love Divi’s layout builders and wide array of customizable modules that look amazing together....

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