Highlights of Moving Toward International Standards in Primary Care Informatics: Clinical Vocabulary

Conference Summary Report, New Orleans, November 1995

The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) and the American Medical Informatics Association cosponsored an international conference aimed at moving toward vocabulary standards for coding primary care data.

Contents

Highlights

Conference Information
Forewords
   Administrator's Foreword
   Program Foreword

Introduction
   Purpose
   Conference Objectives
   Format for Consensus Development and Reporting

Moving Toward International Standards in Primary Care Informatics
   Classifications and Nomenclatures
   Information Exchange
   Confidentiality and Commitment
References

Coding and Nomenclatures: A Snapshot from Around the World
   Summary
   Methodology
   Results
   Conclusions
   References
   Other Works of Interest
   Internet Resources

Report of Consensus
   General Statements
   Standards Statements and Critical Elements
   Strengths and Weaknesses of Examined Vocabularies
   ICPC (International Classification of Primary Care)
   Recommendations for Future Actions and Directions

A View From the Consensus Panel
   Introduction
   Agenda, Participants, Structure, and Process
   Consensus Report
   Consensus Development
   Mississippi Model of Consensus
   Discussion
   Reference

Process Overview
   Overview of Conference Process
   Presentation
   Consensus Panel
   Conference Discussion
   Consensus Building
   After the Meeting

Conference Information
   Introductory Letters
   Key Personnel
   Agenda
   Participants

Page last reviewed November 1995
Internet Citation: Highlights of Moving Toward International Standards in Primary Care Informatics: Clinical Vocabulary: Conference Summary Report, New Orleans, November 1995. November 1995. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/pcinform/index.html