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July 31, 2018

By: Charlie Harp

In the trenches of healthcare, important decisions are made every day. We make..

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Genomics Information Primer

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Interoperability Bubble

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Information Management #3 - The Information Ecosystem

It all starts with an epiphany.  This is the moment that the leadership of a healthcare enterprise realizes that the key to efficiency, risk mitigation, quality and..

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Understanding ICD-10-CM - Part III - A Terminology by the Book

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Understanding ICD-10-CM - Part II - What's In A Code?

To understand a terminology it is important to understand its history, coding scheme, content model, the intended use cases and editorial policy.  In my previous..

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Understanding ICD-10-CM - Part I - Origin Story

Lately I have taken some interest in ICD-10-CM.  Be advised that I tend to write these blogs for the clinical engineer or architect, not for the informaticist,..

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Fit for Purpose - by Shaun Shakib, PhD

A mentor of mine once used the expression “Fit-For-Purpose” and I believe it captures an important and practical principle for orienting a discussion around the use of..

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Informatics Lingo: Pre and Post Coordinated Terms

If you spend enough time interacting with clinical applications and terminologies you will hear terminologies described as pre-coordinated or post-coordinated.  What..

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What is the Healthcare Data Dictionary (HDD) and HDDAccess?

Recently the VA and DOD announced that they have licensed 3Ms Healthcare Data Dictionary, or HDD, for open use as 'HDD Access'

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Clinical Terminologies in Healthcare - Part Two

The Terminology Uncertainty Principle

I am a Star Trek fan (not a Trekkie... I don't wear a tunic around the office...if I did it would be gold to signify command.....

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