International Patient Summary Terminology — Why, what and how

International Patient Summary Terminology — Why, what and how

The International Patient Summary (IPS) is a minimal and non-exhaustive set of basic clinical data of a patient, [...]
Why are SNOMED CT codes (Identifiers) meaningless numbers?

Why are SNOMED CT codes (Identifiers) meaningless numbers?

As a team of terminology and informatics experts supporting legacy systems (and their migration), we often come [...]
Implementing Laboratory Medicine (Pathology) Standards

Implementing Laboratory Medicine (Pathology) Standards

Laboratory Medicine (or Pathology) in the UK has been a challenging area for standards for a long time When I took on [...]
SNOMED CT in Lab Medicine – building the `Community PaLM Extension` on the Unified Test List

SNOMED CT in Lab Medicine – building the `Community PaLM Extension` on the Unified Test List

As some of you know from my previous posts, my journey in Lab Medicine started with leading England’s national [...]
Enhancing Pathology/Lab Tests using SNOMED CT Observables

Enhancing Pathology/Lab Tests using SNOMED CT Observables

Are you trying to make sense of Lab Test results using SNOMED CT Have you ever come across `Sodium Level` and wondered [...]

What my `near death` experience taught me about leading the NHS Pathology Standards work

This is not a post about the current Covid-19 situation So please click away now, if that is what you thought As some [...]