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Health Care Data Standards

standards are critical components in the development and implementation of an electronic health record. (EHR)

-used to describe those standards having to do with the structure and content of health information, it maybe useful to differentiate data, information and knowledge

“data standards”

Data standards represents both data and their transformation into information.

Health Data Interchange Standards

- address, primarily, the format of messages that are exchanged between computer systems, document architecture, clinical templates, user interface and patient data linkage

Message Format Standards

4 broad classes:

Medical device communication

Digital imaging communication

Administrative data exchange

Clinical data exchange

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

- advisory committee established to make recommendation on health information policy to the (HHS)- “study the issues related to the adoption of uniform data standards for patient medical record information and the electronic exchange of such information”

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers 9IEE)

P1073 Medical Information Bus (MIB)

- support continuous and comprehensive capture and communication of data from bedside medical devices

Accredited Standards Committee


-to facilitate electronic business transaction

National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP)

- Develop for standards for information processing for the pharmacy services sector of the health care industry

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems: Ninth revision and Clinical Modifications

- latest version of a mortality and morbidity classification that originated in 1893

Current Procedural Terminology, Fourth Revision

- is a listing of descriptive terms and codes for reporting medical services and proceduresLOINC (logical observation identifiers names and codes)-provides a set of universal names and numeric identifier code for laboratory and clinical observations and measurements in a database structure.


- a clinical drug nomenclature produced by NLM

-provides standard names for clinical drugs (active ingredients+ strength + dose form)

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