Towards Data Interoperability: Practical Issues in Terminology Implementation and Mapping
Author: Lau, Lee Min
Source: AHIMA Convention | AHIMA Clinical Vocabulary Mapping Meeting
Publication Date: October 15, 2005
The lack of data interoperability is a key obstacle in the implementation and use of EHR to achieve its full benefits. Standard vocabularies provide the means for organizations to exchange, compare and aggregate data externally. The problems surrounding the use of standard voc....