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Informatics Acronyms

TermDefinition
NLN National League for Nursing
AACN American Association of Colleges of Nursing
CIS Clinical Information System
IS Information System
EHR Electronic Health record
HL7 Health Level Seven
TIGER Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform
CHI Consolidated Health Informatics
NHII National Health Information Infrastructure
NHIN National Health Information Network
NGI Next Generation Internet
HIE Health Information Exchange
FHIE Federal Health Information Exchange
CIO Chief Information Officer
CTO Chief Technical Officer
CBIS Computer Based Information Systems
CPU Central Processing Unit
DSS Decision Support System
GIS Geographic Information System
MIS Management Information System
TPS Transaction Processing System
HIS Hospital Information System
CBIS Computer Based Information System
IT Information Technology
OS Operating System
PC Personal Computer
USB Universal Serial Bus
ROM Read Only Memory
RAM Random Access Memory
DVD Digital Video Disc
CD-ROM Compact Disc - Read Only Memory
CD-R Compact Disc - Recordable
CD-RW Compact Disc - Recordable and Rewritable
DVD-R Digital Video Disc - Recordable
DVD-RW Digital Video Disc - Recordable and Rewritable
MB Megabyte
GB Gigabyte
TB Terabyte
GUI Graphical User Interface
CI Cognitive Informatics
AI Artificial Intelligence
NI Nursing Informatics
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HITECH Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act
ANA American Nurses Association
HCI Human Computer Interaction
INS Informatics Nurse Specialist
IN Informatics Nurse
CNPII Committee on Nursing Practice Information Infrastructure
SNOMED Systemized Nomenclature of Medicine
NANDA North American Nursing Diagnosis Association
NIC Nursing Intervention Classification
NOC Nursing Outcome Classification
FDA Food and Drug Administration
CCC Clinical Care Classification
ICNP International Classification xfor Nursing Practice
PNDS Perioperative Nursing Data Set
ABC Alternative Billing Codes
LOINC Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes
NMDS Nursing Minimum Data Set
NMMDS Nursing Management Minimum Data Set
HIMSS Health Information and Management Systems Society
AMIA American Medical Informatics Association
CDS Clinical Decision Support
ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
HIT Health Information Technology
ONCHIT Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
HHS Health and Human Services
AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
PHI Protected Health Information
OCR Office of Civil Rights
CMP Civil Monetary Penalties
SDLC System Development Life Cycle
RAD Rapid Application Development
OOSD Object Oriented System Development
DSDM Dynamic System Development Method
TELOS Technological and Systems, Economic, Legal, Operational and Schedule feasibility
MoSCoW Must have,Should have, Could have, Would have
CASE Computer Aided Software Engineering
OSS Open Source Software
ADT Admission Discharge Transfer
CPOE Computerized Physician Order Entry
PACS Picture Archiving Communication System
MPI Master Patient Index
DW Data Warehouse
SQL Structured Query Language
ISO International Organization for Standardization
RDMS Relational Database Management System
ANSI American National Standards Institute
CWA Cognitive Work Analysis
PDA Personal Data Assitants
EPHI Electronically Protected Health Information
IOM Institute of Medicine
FTE Full Time Equivalent
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
EBP Evidence Based Practice
HCO Health Care Organizations
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
PH Public Health
QRPH Quality Research and Public Health
CRA Community Risk Assessment
HIE Health Information Exchange
CPHI Center for Public Health Informatics
NCPHI National Center for Public Health Informatics
NHIN National Health Information Network
PHIN Public Health Information Network
QRPH Quality Research Public Health
RFP Request for Proposal
RFQ Request for Quaote
IHI Institute for Healthcare Improvement
BCMA Bar Code Medication Administration
RFID Radio Frequency Identifier
eMAR Electronic Medication Administration System
AACN American Association of Colleges of Nursing
APN Advanced Practice Nurse
ALA American Library Association
CINAHL Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Literature
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
NGC National Guideline Clearinghouse
NHGRI National Human Genome Research Institute
NIH National Institutes of Health
EDI Electronic Data Interchange
BIOS Basic Input/Output System
CTO Chief Technical Officer
DHR Digital Health Record
EMR Electronic Medical Record
HCT Human Computer Technology
HIS Hospital Information System
LAN Local Area Network
NPI National Provider Identifier
OS Operating System
INS Informatics Nurse Specialist
IHI Institute for Healthcare Improvement
DSS Decision Support Software
ACO Accountable Care Organization
IN Informatics Nurse
LCD Liquid Crystal Display
CRT Cathode Ray Tube
bps Bits per second
DSL Digital Subscriber Line
WAN Wide Angle Network
SQL Structured Query Language
EDI Electronic Data Interchange
URL Uniform Resource Locator
RLO Reusable Learning Object
LIS Laboratory Information System
RIS Radiology Information System
RFP Request for Proposal
RFQ Request for Quote
RFI Request for Information
CBT Computer Based Training
EMR Electronic Medical Record
EPR Electronic Patient Record
ONC Office of the National Coordinator
ICD International Classification of Disease
CPT Common Procedural Terminology Codes
UMLS Unified Medical Language System
NHIN National Health Information Network
NDNQI National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators
NCQA National Committee for Quality Assurance
HIMSS Health Information Management Systems Society
ANI Alliance for Nursing Informatics
NICDS Nurse Intervention Classification Data Set
OHHDS Omaha Home Health Care Data Set
CCCDS Clinical Care Classification Data Set
NOCDS Nursing Outcomes Classification Data Set
VPN Virtual Private Network
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