The following table contains the definition of abbreviations used in this document. Please refer to the SNOMED Glossary for additional definitions.
Table 1.5-1: Abbreviations
|Abbreviation||Full term linked to the SNOMED Glossary definition|
Clinical decision support, which is defined as
a service that assists clinicians, caregivers, or patients in healthcare and/or treatment decisions. Notes
Clinical decision support system, which is defined as
a computer system or software application designed to assist clinicians, caregivers, or patients in healthcare and/or treatment decisions. Notes
Electronic health record, which is defined as
a systematic collection of health information about individual patients or populations that is stored in digital form.
Knowledge base, which is defined as
the underlying set of facts, assumptions, and rules which a computer system has available to answer a question or solve a problem.
User interface, which is defined as
the way in which a software application presents itself to a user.
Natural language processing, which is defined as
a service in which a computer system converts human-readable text and/or spoken language to formal representations of information.
Point of care, which is defined as
the time and location at which healthcare professionals deliver healthcare products and services to patients.