• Document for ambulant blood pressure monitoring
    Hello, I’m about to write a Master Thesis in medical informatics. My intention therefore is to build an application that creates an cda-document (clinical document architecture) for the “ambulant blood pressure monitoring”. The header of an cda-document requires the LOINC-Code of the document type. In LOINC I couldn’t find a code for the “ambulant blood […]
  • Thromboelastography mapping
    I am having difficulty mapping the results that I see in TEG and ROTEM reports to the 34 LOINC terms with thromboelastography method.  Does anyone have mapping examples to share?  Since these are performed as point of care, I can’t find any mappings by reference labs that show LOINC codes.  Thanks, Diane Carter, CLS, MPH

Healthcare IT for Health Information Exchanges

Healthcare IT (Information Technology) for Health Information Exchanges

Sustainable Success: State CIOs and Health Information Exchange – While NASCIO has continued to track the role of the State CIO in

National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO)

Health Information Exchange (HIE), the recently released issue brief highlights the importance of a sustainable public HIE. State-run HIEs are mainly utilizing two types of usage fees and, in some instances, using a combination of the two. The first model, the transaction fee model, is used when charging for each set of data that is sent or received. The second model, a subscription fee model, allows providers and users to set a predetermined level of data access. The subscription fee can be set at a weekly, monthly or annual rate and may include varying levels of services.


As AHIMA points out, the HIE implementation challenge will be to create a standardized interoperable model that […]