Quality metrics for semantic interoperability in Health Informatics

by Alberto Moreno Conde & Dipak Kalra

Publisher: Biomedical Informatics Handbook

Publication Date: September 19, 2017

ISBN: 9781386912798

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Aligned with the increased adoption of Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems, it is recognized that semantic interoperability provides benefits for promoting patient safety and continuity of care. This research proposes a framework of quality metrics and recommendations for developing semantic interoperability resources specially focused on clinical information models, which are defined as formal specifications of structure and semantics for representing EHR information for a specific domain or use case.