Our platform provides you with the software, content, and consulting solutions that map, translate, update, and manage standard and enhanced clinical terminologies on an enterprise scale — enabling the information liquidity required to support some of healthcare’s toughest challenges, such as meaningful use compliance, ICD-10 conversion, population health management, analytics, ACOs, and semantic interoperability among systems.
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McKesson InSight 2014 Annual Conference
Siemens Innovations ’14 for Healthcare IT
The 86th AHIMA Convention and Exhibit
San Diego, CA
Advance Healthcare: Enterprise Terminology Management
Summary: Terminology is core to everything in healthcare – from diagnoses to procedures to outcomes, healthcare IT systems represent clinical concepts in coded terminologies or free text. The lack of a common clinical vocabulary across disparate systems is currently a primary roadblock to the national efforts to increase interoperability, transparency and collaboration within our healthcare system.
Date: July 14, 2014
Healthcare IT News: Clinical Informatics
Summary: If there is one emerging pattern within the clinical informatics field, it is the quest to make data “actionable” for users. With all the technology infrastructure development over the past decade to facilitate electronic health record installation in healthcare facilities, providers are finding that the data generated often can’t be used in a timely and constructive manner.
Date: July 11, 2014
For the Record: Healthcare’s Semantics Challenge
Summary: A bird’s-eye view of the current federal health care initiatives reveals a synergistic effort to move the industry toward the triple goal of enhanced patient care, improved population health, and lower costs. But the health information exchange, Big Data, and improved analytics that facilitate these goals all hinge on health care organizations’ ability to accurately aggregate patient data and share them with stakeholders along the continuum, interoperability is the largest obstacle to achieving this longitudinal view of patient data.
Date: May 3rd, 2014
Modern Healthcare: IT experts push translator systems to convert doc-speak into ICD-10 codes
Summary: Despite the recent congressional delay in implementing the ICD-10 coding system, there is growing interest in a high-tech way of helping physicians convert their standard clinical terminology into the complex new payment codes. It’s called “language-to-code” translation.
Date: May 3rd, 2014
HL7 Standards Health: The Secret Life of the SNOMED Code – Why Patient’s ‘Problem List’ is a Problem
Summary: The mandated use of SNOMED seemed to sneak up on healthcare providers, ninja-style. Like a ninja, it has the opportunity to silently deliver deadly blows: confusing care coordination efforts, confusing patients, and contributing to adverse risk scoring and underwriting analysis with private payers.
Date: April 21st, 2014