Originally published: August 23, 2009
Last updated: August 23, 2009 - 5:26pm
On Thursday, the Health IT Standards Committee endorsed various recommendations from its work groups. The committee's clinical quality work group recommended quality measures that health care providers and vendors could include in electronic health records. The work group called for EHRs to feature: Body mass index and asthma management documentation by 2011; Harmonized clinical measures across age groups and settings; and Identification of diagnoses according to the Systemized Nomenclature of Medicine-Clinical Terms, or SNOMED-CT.
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