LOINC version 2.74 is now available
February 22, 2023
LOINC version 2.73 is now available
August 8, 2022
Announcing new features for LOINC’s Terminology Service using HL7® FHIR®
April 21, 2022—Enhancements include resource versioning plus translations and alternate names using FHIR designations.
LOINC version 2.72 is now available
February 16, 2022
LOINC version 2.71 is now available for free download
August 24, 2021
LOINC Version 2.70 is now available for free download
June 10, 2021—LOINC version 2.70 is now available for download from the LOINC website.
Letter from LOINC’s new executive director
January 15, 2021
LOINC Version 2.69 and RELMA Version 7.2 are now available
December 15, 2020
LOINC honors Lin Zhang for contributions to advancement of health data interoperability
November 20, 2020
Enabling the digital transformation of healthcare: A Joint Initiative Council white paper
July 10, 2020—The Joint Initiative Council for Global Health Informatics Standardization (JIC) has published a white paper explaining how its nine health informatics standards development organizations (SDOs) have been working together to help transform the global healthcare system into one that’s digital with the goal of precise and real-time exchange of information based on full interoperability enabled by global standards.
LOINC Version 2.68 and RELMA Version 7.1 are now available
June 17, 2020
Cancelation of in-person events at 2020 LOINC Conference in Indianapolis
March 6, 2020—Due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus situation, in-person events at the 2020 LOINC Conference in Indianapolis have been canceled. Committee meetings will be held online in an abbreviated format.
Coronavirus surveillance: Regenstrief team creating unique codes for disease tracking
February 5, 2020
Experts urge use of LOINC to standardize WHO Essential Diagnostics List
January 6, 2020
LOINC Version 2.67 and RELMA Version 7.0 are now available
December 13, 2019
LOINC leadership announcement
September 13, 2019
LOINC Version 2.66 and RELMA Version 6.25 are now available
June 21, 2019
LOINC honors Lorie Carey for contributions to advancement of health data interoperability
June 10, 2019
LOINC Version 2.65 and RELMA Version 6.24 are now available
December 14, 2018
LOINC's new FHIR server provides programmatic access to LOINC content
September 2, 2018—Users can now retrieve LOINC content programmatically with a new terminology server using HL7's FHIR API.
LOINC releases new 'Guide for Using LOINC Microbiology Terms'
August 17, 2018—LOINC has unveiled a new resource to help users choose the correct LOINC code for microbiology and infectious disease laboratory tests.
LOINC honors Pamela D. Banning for contributions to advancement of health data interoperability
June 27, 2018
LOINC Version 2.64 and RELMA Version 6.23 are now available
June 15, 2018
FDA working group releases recommendations for LOINC in regulatory applications
February 1, 2018
Errors in LOINC 2.63
January 19, 2018
LOINC Version 2.63 and RELMA Version 6.22 are now available
December 15, 2017—Details on the new items available in the LOINC 2.63 and RELMA 6.22 releases.
LOINC celebrates World Standards Week
October 14, 2017—Oct. 14 is the annual World Standards Day, kicking off a week-long celebration of standards like LOINC.
LOINC Version 2.61 and RELMA Version 6.20 Available
June 23, 2017—Details on the new items available in LOINC 2.61 and RELMA 6.19 releases.
LOINC honors Susan Matney for contributions to advancement of health data interoperability
June 21, 2017—Susan Matney, PhD was presented with the LOINC Award for Distinguished Contributions at the annual LOINC meeting in June 2017.
New specification available for IVD vendors to link their test codes to LOINC
June 1, 2017—IICC announces the LIVD specification for digital publication of LOINC to vendor IVD test results in clinical laboratories.
Beta Edition of Draft LOINC-SNOMED CT Mappings and Expression Associations Now Available
April 4, 2017—Regenstrief Institute and SNOMED International are very pleased to announce that the March 2017 Beta Edition LOINC/SNOMED CT Expression Association and Map Sets - Technology Preview is now available.
LOINC Version 2.59 and RELMA Version 6.18 Available
February 22, 2017—While this new version does not contain any new LOINC terms since last release, it does provide key updates to existing terms.
LOINC Version 2.58 and RELMA Version 6.17 Available
December 22, 2016—LOINC version 2.58 adds over 2,500 new terms. The new 6.17 version of RELMA has new HIPAA Attachments features.
RELMA Version 6.15 Now Available
September 12, 2016—New software version patches bugs found since June 2016 release.
LOINC Award Honors Outstanding Contributors to Advancement of Health Data Interoperability
June 30, 2016—Two long-time members of the LOINC community are inaugural recipients of the LOINC Award for Distinguished Contributions.
LOINC Version 2.56 and RELMA Version 6.14 Available
June 24, 2016
Alpha (phase 3) Edition of Draft LOINC-SNOMED CT Mappings and Expression Associations Now Available
April 2, 2016
New LOINC Codes for reporting pharmacogenomics results can enable evidence-based clinical decision making
January 22, 2016
Updated LOINC 2.54 Linguistic Variants File published
January 11, 2016
Regenstrief Job Opening - .Net Software Developer
January 7, 2016
Updated LOINC 2.54 Panels and Forms File published
December 31, 2015
Regenstrief Job Opening - LOINC I Content Developer
December 24, 2015
LOINC Version 2.54 and RELMA Version 6.12 Available
December 22, 2015
LOINC Codes for increased standardization of test description
September 24, 2015
Expanded Set of Draft LOINC-SNOMED CT Mappings and Expression Associations Now Available
September 1, 2015
New Universal Nursing Management Codes Can Enlighten Staffing and Environmental Decisions
July 17, 2015
LOINC Version 2.52 and RELMA Version 6.10 Available
June 30, 2015
Rebooted LOINC User Forum is now live
March 27, 2015
LOINC Version 2.50 and RELMA Version 6.8 Available
December 22, 2014
Draft LOINC-SNOMED CT Mappings and Expression Associations Now Available
October 27, 2014
LOINC Version 2.48 and RELMA Version 6.6 Available
June 27, 2014
LOINC Premium Membership Now Live!
May 15, 2014
New LOINC Common Orders Project Launched within the S&I Framework
January 8, 2014
LOINC Version 2.36 and RELMA Version 5.3 Available
December 27, 2013
LOINC Version 2.46 and RELMA Version 6.4 Available
December 26, 2013
RSNA and Regenstrief Institute launch effort to unify radiology procedure naming
November 26, 2013
New Regenstrief and IHTSDO agreement to make EMRs more effective at improving health care
September 19, 2013
LOINC Version 2.44 and RELMA Version 6.2 Available
June 29, 2013
LOINC Version 2.42 and RELMA Version 6.0 Available
December 28, 2012
Upcoming Changes for December 2012 and Future Releases
November 14, 2012
Regenstrief launches Community Mapping Repository and Asks for Contributions of Existing Mappings to LOINC
September 19, 2012
Regenstrief and IHTSDO start collaborative efforts
July 12, 2012
LOINC Version 2.40 and RELMA Version 5.8 Available
July 2, 2012
New SI Version of the LOINC Top 2000+ Lab Observations
July 1, 2012
RELMA Version 5.6 Now Available
January 30, 2012
LOINC - A Lingua Franca Critical for Electronic Medical Records and Health Information Exchange
December 22, 2011
LOINC Version 2.38 and RELMA Version 5.5 Available
November 30, 2011
HL7 and Regenstrief Institute Sign Statement of Understanding
November 29, 2011
Table of Example UCUM Codes for Electronic Messaging Version 1.1 Now Available
October 12, 2011
Table of Example UCUM Codes for Electronic Messaging Now Available
September 28, 2011
LOINC.org Reaches 10,000 Member Milestone!
February 28, 2011
RELMA Version 5.1 Available
February 17, 2011
LOINC Version 2.34 and RELMA Version 5.0 Available
December 29, 2010
Regenstrief Launches New Web LOINC Search Tool
June 30, 2010
Regenstrief Releasing Updated Lingua Franca for Electronic Health Info Exchange
June 30, 2010