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LOINC, a universal standard for identifying laboratory observations: a 5-year update.
The Logical Observation Identifier Names and Codes (LOINC) database provides a universal code system for reporting laboratory and other clinical observations. Its purpose is to identify observationsExpand
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Logical observation identifier names and codes (LOINC) database: a public use set of codes and names for electronic reporting of clinical laboratory test results.
Many laboratories use electronic message standards to transmit results to their clients. If all laboratories used the same "universal" set of test identifiers, electronic transmission of resultsExpand
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Standards for detailed clinical models as the basis for medical data exchange and decision support
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We describe IHC's third-generation strategy for representing and implementing detailed clinical models, and discuss the reasons for this design. Expand
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HELP the next generation: a new client-server architecture.
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A new client-server based system which is centered around a lifetime data repository (LDR) is under construction. Expand
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Physician use of electronic medical records: Issues and successes with direct data entry and physician productivity
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We describe the benefits of an EHR, as they exist in the current IHC application and the ways in which we have sought to minimize obstacles to physician data entry. Expand
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Building a robust, scalable and standards-driven infrastructure for secondary use of EHR data: The SHARPn project
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The Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects (SHARP) Program, established by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology in 2010 supports research findings that remove barriers for increased adoption of health IT. Expand
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Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records: Experiences From the Field and Future Opportunities
Background With the aim of improving health care processes through health information technology (HIT), the US government has promulgated requirements for “meaningful use” (MU) of electronic healthExpand
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Achieving "Meaningful Use" of Electronic Health Records Through the Integration of the Nursing Management Minimum Data Set
Objective: To update the definitions and measures for the Nursing Management Minimum Data Set (NMMDS). Background: Meaningful use of electronic health records includes reuse of the data for qualityExpand
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Decision support in medicine: examples from the HELP system.
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Computerized health information systems can contribute to the care received by patients in a number of ways. Expand
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Building a comprehensive clinical information system from components. The approach at Intermountain Health Care.
OBJECTIVES To discuss the advantages and disadvantages of an interfaced approach to clinical information systems architecture. METHODS After many years of internally building almost all componentsExpand
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