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HIM Abbreviations

Health Information Management Abbreviations

TermDefinition
ALC Alternate Level of Care
SLC Standards of Life Cycle
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CMG Case Mix Groups
CACS Comprehensive Ambulatory Classification System
RUG Resource Utilization Groups
CCRS Continuing Care Reporting System
DI Diagnostic Imaging
EHR Electronic Health Record
EPR Electronic Patient Record
HIAL Health Information Access Layer
ICD-O International Classification of Disease for Oncology
PACS Picture Archive and Communication Systems
QA Quality Assurance
TQM Total Quality Management
PI Performance Improvement
PIS Pathology Information Systems
EDIS Emergency Department Information Systems
ROI Release of Information
BI Business Intelligence
CFO Chief Financial Officer
COO Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer Chief Information Officer
CMO Chief Medical Officer
CORR Canadian Organ Replacement Registry
DICOM Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine
NEMA National Electrical Manufacturer’s Association
EHRi Electronic Health Record Infostructure
HIE Health Information Exchange
ICF International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
LOHIM Learning Outcomes for Health Information Management
EMPI Enterprise-wide Master Person Index
MPI Master Patient Index
PHI Personal Health Information
QI Quality Improvement
SCWG Standard Collaborative Working Groups
CCHIM Canadian College of Health Information Management
CHIM Certified Health Information Management
CPO Chief Privacy Officer
ICPC International Classification of Primary Care
LOINC Logical Observation Identifier Names and Codes
MRDX Most Responsible Diagnosis
PHR Personal Health Record
RAI Resident Assessment Instrument
SDLC System Development Life Cycle
DBLC Database Life Cycle
CCI Canadian Classification of Health Interventions
PPB Professional Practice Brief
CPOE Computerized Provider Order Entry Systems
DSM Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
iEHR interoperable Electronic Health Record
MAC Major Ambulatory Clusters
NACRS National Ambulatory Care Reporting System
DAD Discharge Abstract Database
PIA Privacy Impact Assessment
TRA Threat and Risk Assessments
RFI Request for Information
SDO Standards Development Organizations
MITA Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance
IHE Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise
CQI Continuous Quality Improvement
EBM Evidence-Based Medicine
EMR Electronic Medical Record
CCD Continuity of Care Documents
HMDB Hospital Morbidity Database
HCRS Home Care Reporting System
HMHD Hospital Mental Health Database
NRRS National Rehabilitation Reporting System
OTR Ontario Trauma Registry
NTR National Trauma Registry
MCC Major Clinical Categories
CIMI Clinical Information Modeling Initiative
PIPEDA Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act
SNOMED Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine
CDA Clinical Document Architecture
ADT Admission, Discharge and Transfer
CJRR Canadian Joint Replacement Registry
MIT Medical Imagining in Canada
NPDUIS National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System
NSIR National System for Incident Reporting
OMHRS Ontario Mental Health Reporting System
CSA Canadian Standards Association
EDMS Electronic Document Management Systems
ER Entity Relationship
HSMR Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratio
ISO International Organization for Standardization
MDS Minimum Data Sets
SOAP Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan
RFP Request for Proposal
CMDB Canadian MIS Database
NHEX National Health Expenditure Database -
DBMS Database Management System
NLP Natural Language Processing
CPT Current Procedural Terminology
ERD Entity Relationship Diagram
ICD International Classification of Disease
MeSH Medical Subject Headings
POMR Problem-Oriented Medical Record
RIS Radiology Information Systems
UM Utilization Management
UMLS Unified Medical Language System
RIW Resource Intensity Weight
EPF Established Programs Financing
CHST Canada Health and Social Transfer Act
RHA Regional Health Authority
RIHA Regional Integrated Health Authority
LHIN Local Health Integration Network
DIKW Data, Information, Knowledge, Wisdom
ELOS Expected Length of Stay
ALOS Average Length of Stay
SQL Structured Query Language
PK Primary Key
ETL Extract/Transform/Load
DA Data Administrator
DBA Database Administrator
ICF International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
CDI Clinical Documentation Improvement
CDSs Clinical Documentation Specialists
DQA Data Quality Audit
TJC The Joint Commission
QM Quality Management
DQM Data Quality Management
TJC The Joint Commission
QM Quality Management
DQM Data Quality Management
CSS Canadian Strategy Selection
CDFU Canadian Draft for Use
CAS Canadian Approved Standard
OSI Open Systems Interconnection
RIM Reference Information Model
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ADR Alternative Dispute Resolution
PHIPA Personal Health Information Protection Act
FIPPA Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy
ATIPP Access to Information and Protection of Privacy
REB Research Ethics Board
PEC Professional Ethics Committee
ICP Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario
SWOT Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats
PMBOK Project Management Book or Knowledge
SOW Statement of Work
PDCA Plan, Do, Check, Act
DMAIC Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control
RCI Rapid Cycle Improvement
KPIs Key Performance Indicators
BSC Balance Scorecard
AIM Achieving Improved Measurement
ROPs Required Organizational Practices
AEP Appropriateness Evaluation Protocol
CPGs Clinical Practice Guidelines
OR Odds Ratio
RR Relative Risk
RCT Randomized Clinical Trial
GRADE Grades of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation
CTFPHC Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care
CCR Canadian Cancer Registry
CIHR Canadian Institutes of Health Research
CPSI Canadian Patient Safety Institute
CIHI Canadian Institute for Health Information
COACH Canada's Health Informatics Association
HL7 Health Level 7 International
IFHIMA International Federation of Health Information Management Associations
IHTSDO International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization
ITAC Information Technology Association of Canada
WHO World Health Organization
CHIMA Canadian Health Information Management Association
HIMISS Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
AMIA American Medical Informatics Association
IMIA International Medical Informatics Association
CAHIIM Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education
AHIMA American Health Information Management Association
NHIMA Nebraska Health Information Management Association
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