Standardized Terminology

Opioid Crisis

It seems that you can’t listen to the radio, turn on the TV, open a newspaper or browse a website without seeing or hearing some mention of the Opioid Crisis. With good reason. Did you know that approximately 115 American lives are lost due to overdose of opiates every day? Have you seen an increase [...]

Top 10 Nightingale Notes Benefits

Following on from our Top 10 Nightingale Notes Features article, this time we’ll look at the Top 10 Nightingale Notes EHR Benefits. 1.Built on the Omaha System Nightingale Notes EHR is built on the Omaha System, which is a Standardized Terminology. The Omaha System is: Research based Specifically created to describe community health care Designed [...]

What Criteria Should A Standardized Terminology Meet?

So, what criteria should a Standardized Terminology meet? It’s a fair question, and follows on nicely from our previous articles about why Standardized Terminology is important and what Standardized Terminology really means. You might be surprised to learn that all standardized terminologies are not equal. Here’s our guide to some of the qualifications any good [...]

What does Standardized Terminology in Healthcare really mean?

We talked previously about Why Standardized Terminology is Important  and now we’ll talk about what Standardized Terminology in Healthcare really means for public health agencies, and their clients. Interoperability Standardized terminology facilitates interoperability. Interoperability, at least in terms of healthcare, describes the ability of health information systems to work together, within and across agency borders, [...]

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Social Determinants & The Omaha System: Showing our Work & Outcomes

Introduction: Karen A. Monsen, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing, presented at Champ Software's Expert Webinar this April. Karen spoke on a topic that has increasingly developed and become more widely adopted over the last several years: social determinants of public health. Nicole Sowers, Champ Software COO [...]

Standardized Terminology – Why is it Important?

Agencies are rushing to adopt EHRs to meet rapidly evolving federal, state, local, program, and grant mandates regarding electronic documentation. In researching public health agency EHR software options, you will find a key difference among them: Some are based on standardized terminologies while others are not Read our recent articles which discuss what does standardized [...]

By |2018-06-25T04:55:28+00:00March 6th, 2012|Standardized Terminology|0 Comments