Regenstrief and IEEE are working together to support interoperable communications of medical and personal health devices

Regenstrief Institute and the IEEE Standards Association have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for collaboration in standards development. Regenstrief, developers of LOINC, and IEEE, developers of the 11073™ standards, are connecting standardized terminology and methods of data communication to enhance the interoperability of traditional medical devices and personal health devices. These standards facilitate communication between medical, health care and wellness devices and with external computer systems. By enabling interoperable data exchange, this work will support patients living independently with chronic diseases.

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LOINC/IEEE Medical Device Code Mapping Table

The LOINC/IEEE Medical Device Code Mapping Table is distributed by Regenstrief as product of collaboration between the IEEE-SA and Regenstrief Institute, Inc. The main file contains linkages between LOINC terms and content from IEEE EMB/11073 standard. From the current version of LOINC, it includes the LOINC code, Long Common Name, and any applicable attribution statement. From IEEE 11073-10101, it includes the Reference ID, Numeric code, Dimensionality, and Description (when available). This zip file archive contains: 1) the LOINC/IEEE Medical Device Code Mapping Table in CSV text format with each record on a separate line (terminated by CR/LF) and each field delimited by a comma character. 2) The LOINC License in a text file format. *Note: This file does not include any deprecated terms.