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The UMLS integrates and distributes key terminology, classification and coding standards, and associated resources to promote creation of more effective and interoperable biomedical information systems and services, including electronic health records (read more)

May 22, 2015

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is designed to promote international comparability in the collection, processing, classification, and presentation of mortality statistics. This includes providing a format for reporting causes of death on the death certificate. The reported conditions are then translated into medical codes through use of the classification structure and the... (read more)

May 22, 2015

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is designed to promote international comparability in the collection, processing, classification, and presentation of mortality statistics. This includes providing a format for reporting causes of death on the death certificate. The reported conditions are then translated into medical codes through use of the classification structure and the se... (read more)

May 27, 2015

SNOMED CT stands for Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms. It is a comprehensive clinical terminology, originally created by the College of American Pathologists and then transferred to the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization (IHTSDO) which intends to be the standard source of ... (read more)

May 21, 2015

RxNorm provides normalized names for clinical drugs and links its names to many of the drug vocabularies commonly used in pharmacy management and drug interaction software, including those of First Databank, Micromedex, MediSpan, Gold Standard Drug Database, and Multum. By providing links between these vocabularies, RxNorm can mediate messages between systems not using the same software and voc... (read more)

The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (or HCPCS, pronounced like "hick pics") is a two level coding system mandated by CMS for use in medical billings transactions. The first "level" of HCPCS is the Current Procedural Terminology or CPT. CPT is a code set maintained and owned by the American Medical Association. Level II of HCPCS includes additional codes that are required for billing M... (read more)