The more I work with terminologies, the more I find that the question is not, "Should we use Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes, or LOINC?" but, "How can we use them effectively?" If your electronic health record is like mine,
The start of October signals the true beginning of all things fall: pumpkin spice, turning leaves, football and FNCE®. I have not attended the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ — the annual meeting of the Academy
As director of the customer experience for a hospital system in New York City, informatics is key to my mission of improving satisfaction through training and implementing standardization. I have led a multiyear project that
My experience with nutrition informatics began after I graduated from school and started working in a hospital. All the pharmacists were using handheld devices called personal digital assistants, or PDAs, to access drug information. At
As with all areas of medicine, nutrition practice relies on evidence generated from research studies. For the latest guidelines and research summaries, check out the recently renovated Evidence Analysis Library of the Healthy Nutrition Academy.
The spectrum of nutrition implementation in Electronic Health Records (EHR) is both vast and highly inconsistent. A member recently reported that, as a private practice RDN, the physician's office she worked for did not want her to
The adoption of electronic health records (EHR) in the U.S. is proceeding at an unprecedented pace — primarily due to the HITECH Act. As I have mentioned previously, the Academy has participated in the activities driven by