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Standardizing Vocabularies and Creating the Governance Structures to Manage and Maintain Them
June 17, 2008, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Christopher Chute, MD, DrPH, Professor and Chair, Biomedical Informatics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester. Standard terminology and vocabulary are now widely recognized as crucial elements for interoperability and within enterprise data consistency. Dr. Chute outlines the present trends for enterprise terminology management, some ongoing developments, and Mayo’s approach. He also highlights activities at the National Center for Biomedical Ontology, the LexWiki project for terminology authoring, and strategies for the distributed authoring of ICD-11.