Clinical terminologies and medical vocabularies

Instructions

Using the knowledge gained from Units 1 and 2 reading, write-up an analysis and create a plan that applies the appropriate healthcare terminologies, vocabularies, and ontologies for a health information system used in a hospital setting. Discuss metadata and primary and secondary uses of data.

Requirements

  • Write a 4–5 page analysis and plan that includes the below information:

o Definitions of appropriate healthcare terminologies, vocabularies, and ontologies

o Explanation of how each healthcare terminology, vocabulary, and ontology should be utilized

o Explanation of how future interoperability issues can be avoided

o Explanation on metadata and primary and secondary uses of data

  • Your development plan should include
    • Purpose
    • Content and organizational structure
    • Processes for maintenance and quality
    • Relationships with other terminologies and code sets