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CAP Home > CAP Accreditation and Laboratory Improvement > eNews — April 2013 > Prepare Your Lab to Meet Meaningful Use with Free LOINC Encoding Educational Seminars and Webinars

  Prepare Your Lab to
  Meet Meaningful Use with
  Free LOINC Encoding Educational
  Seminars and Webinars


Posted April 3, 2012

The CAP is one of three recipients of the Laboratory Interoperability Cooperative (LIC) grant from the CDC, along with the American Hospital Association (AHA), and SureScripts LLC. The purpose of the grant is to provide assistance and tools to advance the compliance of laboratories in attaining Meaningful Use in the area of Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) to public health agencies.

Through this CDC grant, the LIC team is providing free one-day LOINC and SNOMED CT® training workshops for hospital staff. The team is also offering a LOINC Resources Webinar—this fast-paced virtual workshop is a two-hour online LOINC and SNOMED CT primer. The objects of these sessions are to:

  • Gain important skills to meet the Meaningful Use criteria for Electronic Lab Reporting to public health agencies
  • Learn how to map LOINC and SNOMED CT codes to your local data dictionary
  • Obtain access to special online tools, resources, and support through the LIC participant portal

Register for One of These Events Today
Join the more than 830 hospitals who already have received these resources by enrolling your laboratory in one of these upcoming events.

Training Workshops—for more information on upcoming workshops and to register, visit:

Webinars—For more information on upcoming webinars and to register, visit:

For more information about the Lab Interoperability Cooperative, visit the LIC website.

For consulting services regarding laboratory clinical information strategy, contact CAP Professional Services.




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