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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.
OAK BROOK, Ill. and INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 26, 2013) -- Under a contract awarded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, the developers of two advanced medical terminologies have begun work to harmonize and unify terms for radiology procedures.
INDIANAPOLIS, USA, and COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- The Regenstrief Institute Inc. and the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation have signed a long-term agreement to begin cooperative work linking their leading global health care terminologies: Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes, or LOINC, and SNOMED Clinical Terms.
Current versions of LOINC and RELMA released June 29, 2013.
Current versions of LOINC and RELMA released December 28, 2012.
Here is a little sneak peak about some of the upcoming changes planned for future LOINC releases
Regenstrief launches Community Mapping Repository and Asks for Contributions of Existing Mappings to LOINC
The LOINC team at Regenstrief Institute is cooking up some exciting new features for RELMA that will tap into the “wisdom of the crowd” in the LOINC community.
Indianapolis, USA and Copenhagen, Denmark: July 12, 2012 The Regenstrief Institute, whose Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes, or LOINC, is the most accepted international terminology for medical tests and measurements, and the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation, provider of the leading comprehensive clinical terminology for health care, called SNOMED CT, are exploring a long-term collaborative relationship to develop coded content to support order entry and result reporting critical to the computerized transmission of medical information.
Current versions of LOINC and RELMA released June 30, 2012.
Regenstrief Institute and the LOINC Development Team are pleased to announce the availability of a new SI version of the user-favorite LOINC Top 2000+ Lab Observations list and mapper's guide.