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News, announcements, and press releases related to LOINC
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.
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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.
Current RELMA version released January 30, 2012
Current versions of LOINC and RELMA released December 30, 2011.
INDIANAPOLIS -- A universal method of identifying medical test results and other clinical measurements is essential for health information exchange, which requires a common terminology to ensure that medical data can be recorded, transferred and ultimately used when and where the patient needs it.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Health Level Seven® (HL7®) International, the global authority on standards for interoperability of health information technology with members in 55 countries, and the Regenstrief Institute, Inc., an internationally respected healthcare and informatics research organization, today announced an agreement to create a complementary process to develop and extend comprehensive standards in the healthcare industry.
Current versions of LOINC and RELMA released June 30, 2011.