Descriptions of Health Data

The Problem with the Problem List


The greatest challenge to medical problem lists is us. What is the problem list? A problem list is a comprehensive list of an individual patient’s problems and other factors the affect the patient’s health.  Good care depends on the provider’s…

List of Different Types of Health Data


Both newcomers and experienced folks alike are challenged by the complex standard vocabularies, coding systems, semi-structured, and unstructured data in healthcare. If you don’t know what I mean yet, just take a few minutes and look at the National Library…