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AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 6:1148.

Integrating the nursing management minimum data set into the logical observation identifier names and codes system.

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HealthPartners, Bloomington, MN, USA.


This poster describes the process used to integrate the Nursing Management Minimum Data Set (NMMDS), an instrument to measure the nursing context of care, into the Logical Observation Identifier Names and Codes (LOINC) system to facilitate contextualization of quality measures. Integration of the first three of 18 elements resulted in 48 new codes including five panels. The LOINC Clinical Committee has approved the presented mapping for their next release.

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