TermManager maintains local code sets, latest versions of industry standard code systems
Terminology and data interoperability offerings provider Apelon has released a comprehensive, cloud-based terminology mapping offering, TermManager.
TermManager is a code set management and collaborative mapping application. And the TermManager supports healthcare data interoperability initiatives cost-effectivley by enabling widespread access to national healthcare vocabulary standards including SNOMED CT, LOINC, ICD, RxNorm and NDF-RT.
Individuals and organisations can map legacy information to required standards Meaningful Use incentive payments, departmental data consolidation and regional integration with the help of TermManager.
TermManager is a virtual application that can be accessed by anyone with a web browser to manage sets of local terms and map them to national data standards and it maintains local code sets and the latest versions of industry standard code systems.
Usage of Apelon’s TermWorks matching technology, and role-based access control assures accurate, up-to-date mappings and with an additional product differentiator users can view map results made by other members of the TermManager community, further enhancing learning and increasing map development efficiency.
Apelon’s president and CEO Stephen Coady said mapping local terms to national and international standards is a fundamental requirement for healthcare data to be comparable and interoperable.
"By innovating the distribution model for TermManager, Apelon is further supporting the needs of data standardization and interoperability in Electronic Medical Records systems and Healthcare Information Exchanges. TermManager will enable Accountable Care Organizations, hospitals, laboratories, EMR vendors and decision support companies alike, to standardize and manage their data sets, leading to more accurate and comparable reporting, identification of best proven practices and reduction of practice variation," said Coady.