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Meaningful Use: Implications for Standardized Languages
May 18, 2010, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Cyndie Lundberg, SNOMED Terminology Solutions (STS), a Division of the College of American Pathologists. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) program includes $40 billion financial incentive payment program for hospitals that implement meaningfully use HIT and EHRs. Stage 1 rules related to meaningful use focus on electronically capturing health information in a standardized format for managing quality, patient safety, patient care outcomes, and billing information using clinical terminologies/classifications: SNOMED Clinical Terms® (SNOMED CT®), LOINC, RxNorm, ICD-9-CM, and ICD-10-CM. What’s your organization’s plan? Learn how SNOMED CT can lay the foundation for your organization’s ARRA requirement.