Sylvia Thun

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Hospital Information Systems (HIS) handle a large number of different types of documents. Exchange and analysis of data from different HIS is facilitated by the use of standardized codes to identify document types. HL7's Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) uses LOINC (logical observation identifiers names and Codes) codes for clinical documents. The(More)
There are hundreds of English-language biomedical vocabularies, but only a minor part has been translated into other languages. We performed a survey of localized German content in biomedical vocabularies, based on the au-thors' past experiences, web search, and analysis of the UMLS Metathesaurus. As a result we found German versions for fourteen medical(More)
Procurement and supply belong to the crucial supporting processes in hospitals. By providing the right products at the right time in the right quantity in the right place, these processes are of major importance for patient safety and the success of the primary hospital process cure and care. Though of such an importance, the hospital's internal and(More)
Die Kommunikation von medizinischen Informationen ist elementarer Bestandteil einer qualitativ hochwertigen Versorgung im Gesundheitswesen. Die Verwendung einer gemeinsamen Fachsprache muss ebenso gewährleistet sein, wie konkrete Richtlinien zu Austauschformaten dieser Daten. Die Existenz und die Anwendung internationaler IT-Standards sind elementare(More)
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