Toward a National Health Information Infrastructure: A Key Strategy for Improving Quality in Long-Term Care. APPENDIX E. Contact Information,Terminology Coding Systems

Purpose Reported by Developers Terminology system that facilitates coding and retrieval of clinically relevant information.
Copyright SNOMED International, a division of the College of American Pathologists (CAP)
Contact Information SNOMED International
325 Waukegan Road
Northfield, IL 60093-2750
Phone: (800) 323-4040 ext. 7700 U.S.
(847) 832-7700 Canada


Purpose Reported by Developers A classification of health and health related domains that describe body functions and structures, activities and participation.
Copyright World Health Organization (WHO)
Contact Information World Health Organization
Coordinator Classification, Assessment Surveys and Terminology
Unit 20, Avenue Appia 1211
Geneva, Switzerland


Purpose Reported by Developers Facilitate the crossmapping of local terms and existing nursing vocabularies and classifications.
Copyright International Council of Nurses
Contact Information ICNP® Programme Director
Marquette University, College of Nursing
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201
FAX: (414) 288 1939

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