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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC)

Description of Collaborative Activity:

This activity supports the maintenance, distribution, and continued development of LOINC®, a set of universal codes and names to identify laboratory and other clinical observations which facilitates the exchange and pooling of clinical results for clinical care, outcomes management, and research. The Regenstrief Institute, Inc., an internationally renowned healthcare and informatics research organization, maintains the LOINC database and supporting documentation, and the RELMA mapping program.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Database

Year the Collaborative Activity Originated:

2003

NIH Participating Institutes/Centers/Office of the Director:

NLM

HHS Agency Collaborators on this Activity:

AHRQ, CDC, CMS, HRSA, IHS, OS