Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Quality Improvement Organization
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Consolidation Omnibus Budget Reconsiliation Act of 1985
United States Health Information Knowledgebase
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Consolidated Health Informatics
American Health Information Community
Heath Information Technology standards Panel
Commission on the Certification for Health INformation Technology
National Health Information Network
Resource-Based Relative Value Scale
Scale that the physician payment schedule is based on.
International Classification of Disease - Oncology
Classification system used to classify neoplasms according to site, morphology, and behavior.
Logical Observation Identifiers, Names and Codes.
- was a system developed to standardize terminology and codes for use in clinical laboratories
- applies universal names and identifiers to medical terminology related to electronic health records.
National Center for Health Statistics
"Is the cooperating party responsible for maintaining the ICD-9-CM Disease classification system.
Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine - Clinical Terms.
-Comprehensive clinical terminology
- Classified system designed with electronic systems in mind and is currently being used for problem lists, ICU monitoring, PT care assessments, data collection, medical research studies, clinical trials, and disease surveillance.
*Created by CAP - College of American Pathologists.
*IS the Global Language of Health Care.
Release of Information
Health Level 7
- A standards development orgainization that addresses issues at the application level of health care system interconnections.
Continuous Quality Improvement
Master Patient Index
Medication Administration Record
National Alliance for Health Information Technology.
has compiled a comprehensive list of current health realted standards in its alliance standards directory.