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Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide for CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician and HIT Pro Certifications by Brian Gugerty, Kathleen McCormick

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Clinical Information Standards

In general, uses of healthcare IT for population health rely on the same clinical data standards as other uses of healthcare IT. The same terminology standards including LOINC, ICD-9CM, and RxNORM are applicable. In some cases, population health applications have driven the development of relevant standards such as the CVX vaccine’s administered HL7 table.4 Similarly, population health uses share message format standards including HL7. As for other applications of healthcare IT, public health has some unique use cases for which there are specific implementation guides that specify details appropriate to them that are different than for other use cases. Examples of use cases for which there are specific public health ...

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