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INDIANAPOLIS (June 30, 2016) -- LOINC, the world's most commonly used universal code system for identifying medical test results, observations and other clinical measurements, has announced the inaugural recipients of the LOINC Award for Distinguished Contributions. The new award honors individuals whose work advances the interoperability that ensures that medical data can be recorded, electronically exchanged and ultimately used to improve health -- when and where needed.
Current versions of LOINC and RELMA released June 24, 2016.
The Regenstrief Institute and IHTSDO are very pleased to announce that the April 2016 Alpha (phase 3) Edition LOINC - SNOMED CT Expression Association and Map Sets - Technology Preview is now available.
New LOINC Codes for reporting pharmacogenomics results can enable evidence-based clinical decision making
The Regenstrief Institute Inc. and Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC™) are working together to create LOINC codes for reporting pharmacogenomic laboratory results in a standard format.
Revised LOINC 2.54 Linguistic Variants File re-published
Revised LOINC 2.54 Panels and Forms File re-published
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Current versions of LOINC and RELMA released December 21, 2015.
The Regenstrief Institute Inc. and bioMérieux have signed an innovative landmark global collaboration agreement.
The Regenstrief Institute and IHTSDO are very pleased to announce that the September 2015 LOINC - SNOMED CT Expression Association and Map Sets - Technology Preview is now available.
A new standardized data set of more than 100 coded and measurable terms is now available that enables health care systems to objectively evaluate and compare the effectiveness of their nursing care, staffing and facilities – unit-by-unit and shift-by-shift.
Current versions of LOINC and RELMA released June 29, 2015.
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Current versions of LOINC and RELMA released December 22, 2014.
The Regenstrief Institute and IHTSDO are very pleased to announce that a draft file containing LOINC-SNOMED CT Mappings and Expression Associations is now available.
Current versions of LOINC and RELMA released June 27, 2014.
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The use of non-standardized local codes or terminology to describe laboratory test orders varies widely among laboratories. Universal use of LOINC coding for laboratory order and result information in a structured and systematic fashion is an essential component of interoperability between providers, clinical laboratories and public health laboratories.
Current versions of LOINC and RELMA released December 26, 2013.