Kerry Innes

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The introduction of casemix funding systems has focused attention on the reliability and validity of coded health data. Defining and classifying medical and health related terms are the core activities of the National Centre for Classification in Health (NCCH), which has recently published the Australian modification of the International statistical(More)
The CCAM French coding system of clinical procedures was developed between 1994 and 2004 using, in parallel, a traditional domain expert's consensus method on one hand, and advanced methodologies of ontology driven semantic representation and multilingual generation on the other hand. These advanced methodologies were applied under the framework of an(More)
The Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA) has contracted The University of Wollongong (UOW) until 30 June 2013 to refine the Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Group (AR-DRG)1 Classification System. The AR-DRG Classification System includes the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian(More)
The Performance Indicators for Coding Quality (PICQ) is a data quality assessment tool developed by Australia's National Centre for Classification in Health (NCCH). PICQ consists of a number of indicators covering all ICD-10-AM disease chapters, some procedure chapters from the Australian Classification of Health Intervention (ACHI) and some Australian(More)
The Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine-Clinical Terminology (SNOMED CT®) has been endorsed as an international standard reference terminology to facilitate e-health initiatives. SNOMED CT is developed and supported in an international collaborative effort through the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization (IHTSDO) and the(More)
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