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3 Languages Your Biobank Can Speak - Exploring Controlled Vocabularies

Posted on Tue, Oct 29, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

Previously, we discussed the mandate for using data standards in biobanking. Here we will show how biomedical controlled vocabularies, a kind of consensus data standard, are used to improve data quality and interoperability. Data interoperability standards, eg HL7 and the the ISO 11179 Common Data Element (CDE) standard make use of controlled vocabularies.

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Tags: biobanking, biospecimen, SNOMED_CT, Vocabularies


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