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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Conclusions

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  • Medication history
    • Technically adequate
    • Falling short due to NDC
    • Strong need for unique clinical drug identifier
  • RxNorm
    • Completeness very good (as of 11/2006)
      • Greatest need: Drug-device package
    • Some errors hinder reproducible use
      • RxNorm mapping errors being fixed
      • FDA's Structured Product and Daily Med will help address source errors
    • Available and usable today

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