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What is a Data Dictionary and What Role Does it Play in Semantic Interoperability?

Posted on 08/26/14 | Comments

 

Semantic Interoperability - a key component of data sharing

Electronic health record (EHR) adoption, Meaningful Use, the universal adoption of the ICD-10 coding system, the Physician Quality Reporting System and other federal initiatives all have something in common. They all seek to increase the efficiency and reliability of data sharing across the healthcare industry.

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How Terminology Mapping Drives Semantic Interoperability

Posted on 08/21/14 | Comments

 

The increasing use of electronic health records (EHRs) opens opportunities for data sharing and collaborative care that simply didn’t exist when patient information was confined to paper charts.

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