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LOINC

(Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes) A classification of laboratory tests and clinical results in the medical field. Developed in 1994 by the Regenstrief Institute, Inc. (www.loinc.org), which is affiliated with Indiana University, LOINC has been adopted as an alternate reporting code by large commercial testing laboratories and HMOs and government organizations.

RELMA
The Regenstrief LOINC Mapping Assistant (RELMA) is a Windows program used to search the LOINC database as well as convert users' local terms and lab tests to the LOINC codes. See SNOMED CT, ICD and healthcare IT.
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Initial Draft of LOINC Clinical Document Ontology Implementation Guide completed - Target: July 2013 (July 14th deadline)
The initial purpose of the LOINC database was to provide universal identifiers for observations in HL7 messages.
HLI) provides leading healthcare terminology management solutions and professional services that normalize all data within a healthcare organization into standardized code sets such as ICD-10, SNOMED and LOINC.
0x20 It supports multiple lexicons including SNOMED-CT, LOINC, ICD-9/10, CPT4, and RXNORM, as well as others.
the capability of the EHR to electronically record, retrieve, and submit lab test results containing LOINC codes in HL7 v2.
Ingram says that for the system to expand, clinical labs and HIEs have to standardize on LOINC codes.
Subsequently, LOINC was extended for use in clinical medicine (e.
Their solutions incorporate the longest standing technology with the most custom content in terminology mediation services, providing accuracy and consistency in mapping discrete terms to industry standard code sets such as ICD- 9, ICD- 10, SNOMED, RxNorm or LOINC.
Prominent organizations are adopting LOINC standards, in eluding the Harvard Medical School-Partners Healthcare Center for Genetics and Genomics, and the Chicago Department of Public Health.
LOINC offers a set of universal identification codes and nomenclature to identify laboratory procedures and test results (15).
REVEAL now offers support for ICD-9, ICD-10, SNOMED, RxNorm, LOINC, and CPT-4, all derived automatically from content already captured within clinical narrative notes.