Clinical Information Modeling Initiative (CIMI)
Definition - What does Clinical Information Modeling Initiative (CIMI) mean?
The Clinical Information Modeling Initiative (CIMI) is an international collaborative process that seeks to define common formats for health information. By advocating universal standards, CIMI attempts to bring modern health-care networks closer to a globally compatible model.
Techopedia explains Clinical Information Modeling Initiative (CIMI)
Members of the CIMI group include private entities such as Kaiser and Mayo Clinic, as well as U.S. government offices, and government offices from other countries. Together, parties to CIMI attempt to define clinical information standards for items related to diverse conditions and vitals such as heart rate, blood sugar levels, etc. Ongoing meetings help to promote and define consistent standards.
- Lifetime Clinical Record (LCR)
- Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS)
- Health Informatics (HI)
- Electronic Health Record (EHR)
- Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
- Clinical Information Modeling Initiative (CIMI)
- Health Information Technology For Economic And Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act)
- Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act (HIPAA)
- Personal Health Record (PHR)
- Personal Health Information (PHI)
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