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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Standards Based

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  • Why?
    • Interoperability
    • Design patterns and detailed object models reviewed by worldwide community of HIT experts.
      • Less work to do on conceptual design
    • Design for reuse (build once, reuse many times)
      • (Somewhat more work in detailed implementation)
    • Minimize user configuration needs.
  • How and What?
    • Health Level-7 version 3
      • Reference Information Model
      • Medication/Pharmacy and Patient Care Standards
      • Understand any HL7 v3 message and document payload
      • Accept HL7 v2 messages by mapping to HL7 v3
    • Terminologies
      • LOINC, SNOMED CT, UMLS Terms
      • NDF-RT, RxNorm, NDC, FDA SRS UNII

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