Regenstrief’s approach to licensing LOINC

Regenstrief’s approach to licensing LOINC

A translation of this post is available in Chinese thanks to Lin Zhang, a LOINC volunteer from China. Without a doubt, making LOINC freely available under an open license is a key factor in its adoption around the world. Although we often explain the basics of LOINC's...

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Audi A7 Subwoofer Audio Upgrade

Audi A7 Subwoofer Audio Upgrade

After my beloved Lexus LS met an untimely death this summer, I got a new ride. Meet the gorgeous Audi A7 (Prestige Trim). Hello black beauty. The Audi is sweet, but there was one big problem. The bass from the 14-speaker Bose surround sound system is...

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Summer 2016 LOINC Update

Summer 2016 LOINC Update

With a Committee meeting and new release, June is always a big month in LOINC-land. As we wrap up our second quarter and are enjoying summer, I wanted to share some of the key highlights from the last few months. We’ve got new users, new team members, a new release,...

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Which LOINC name should I use for what?

Which LOINC name should I use for what?

LOINC terms have a primary name called the “fully specified name” (FSN) with an unusual six-part structure. The separate attributes of the name are beautifully designed for distinguishing the key features of measurements and observations. As I describe in LOINC...

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