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Terminology Services

Introduction to Terminology Services

October 8, 2015
12:00 - 2:00 PM ET
Live, interactive, online sessions using Webex

Worm Rate Deadline: Sep. 11; Early-Bird Deadline: Sep. 18
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In Partnership with CHIMA. Session is worth 2.0 HIM-CPE credits.

Instructor: Sharilyn Kmech, Director, Provincial Standards, HIM, Alberta Health Services

Overview

Terminology services are a combination of the processes, people, technology, and governance required to enable the adoption, selection, and management of clinical terminologies. This session will give a general introduction to terminology services. While this session will not provide specific direction for the actual implementation of a terminology service, the presenter will share the methodology used by one province in creating the strategy for a health system-wide terminology service.

Expected Outcomes

  • To develop awareness of the need for and benefits of clinical terminologies and a centralized terminology service.
  • To build an understanding of the stakeholders who should be involved in the process.
  • To gain knowledge from the shared experience of one province in building a provincial strategy for a terminology service.

Intended Audience

  • Health care and other health service clinicians and administrators involved in eHealth/Informatics projects
  • IT professionals
  • Health Information Management professionals
  • Anyone wanting to broaden their understanding of terminology management services
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