Related Acronyms

Related Acronyms

Related Acronyms Table

 

AA

Authentication and Authorization

ACOS

American College of Surgeons

ACOS

Associate Chief of Staff

ACRP

Ambulatory Care Reporting Program

ADC

Active Dual Consumers

ADR

Administrative Data Repository

ADR

Adverse Drug Reactions

ADT

Admission/Discharge/Transfer

AEMS/M ERS

Automated Engineering Management System/Medical Equipment Reporting Systems

AICS

Automated Information Capture System

AICS

Automated Information Collection System

AITS

Austin Information Technology Center

AJCC

American Joint Commission on Cancer

AMA

American Medical Association

AMIE

Automated Medical Information Exchange

AMS

Acc-Med Services

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

API

Application Program Interface

APs

Associate Primary Providers

API

Application Programmers Interface

AR

Accounts Receivable

ARAMIS

American Rheumatology Associations Medical Information System

ART

Adverse Reaction Tracking

ART

Allergy/Adverse Reaction Tracking

AR/WS

Automatic Replenishment/Ward Stock

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

ASIA

American Spinal Injury Association

ASI-MV

Addiction Severity Index Multimedia Version

ASISTS

Automated Safety Incident Surveillance Tracking System

ASU

Authorization/Subscription Utility

BMA

Bone Marrow Aspirates

BMB

Bone Marrow Biopsies

BCMA

Bar Code Medication AdministrationBDKBroker Developer Kit

BHIE

Bi-Directional Health Information Exchange

BRC

Blind Rehabilitation Centers

BROS

Blind Rehabilitation Outpatient Specialist

BSE

Broker Security Enhancement

C&P

Compensation &Pension

CAIP

Cross-Application Integration Protocol

CAPRI

Compensation and Pension Records Interchange

CBO

Chief Business Office

CCOW

Clinical Context Object Workgroup

CCPC

Consolidated Copayment Processing Center

CCSHS

Center for Cooperative Studies in Health Services

CCR

Clinical Case Registries

CDC

Center for Disease Control

CDR

Cost Distribution Report

CHAR

TCraig Handicap Assessment and Reporting Technique

CHDR

Clinical/Health Data Repository

CIS

Clinical Information Systems

CMOP

Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy

CMS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

COC

Commission on Cancer

COTS

Commercial-off-the-Shelf

CP

Clinical Procedures

CPM

Critical Path Method

CPRS

Computerized Patient Record System

CPT

Current Procedural Terminology - Codes registered by the AMA for common medical nomenclature

CPWM

Compensation and Pension Worksheet Module

CRUD

Create, Read, Update and Deactivate

CSAR

Controlled Substance Administration Record

CS idM

Common Services Identity Management

CS/OS

Common Services/Organization Service

CS/PS

Common Services/Person Service

D&PPM

Drug and Pharmaceutical Products Management

DBIAs

Data Base Integration Agreements

DCHP

Decentralized Hospital Computer Program

DDC

Denver Distribution Center

DICOM

Digital Imaging and Communications in MedicineDIENER, DUSOI Duke University of Illness Index

DLL

Dynamic Link Library

DMC

Debt Management Center

DMI

Data Migration Initiative

DNR

Do Not Resuscitate

DNS

Domain Name Service

DoD

Department of Defense

DRG

Diagnostic Related Group

DRG

Inpatient Care Grouping

DSD

Delivery Support Database

DSM

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

DSM-IV

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Metal Disorders

DSS

Decision Support System

Document Storage Systems, Inc.

DUE

Drug Use Evaluation

DUR

Drug Utilization Review

DVA

Department of Veterans Affairs

EAS

Enrollment Application System

ECG

Electrocardiogram

ECME

Electronic Claims Management Engine

EDI

Electronic Data Interchange

EDSS

Expanded Disability Status Scales

EEOB

Electronic Explanation of Benefits

EGD

Esophageal Gastrodoudenoscopy

EHR

An Electronic Health Record system providing comprehensive, longitudinal, lifetime recording

EIS

Enterprise Information System

EM

Electron Microscopy

EMR

Electronic Medical Record - a microcosm system for recording health events in clinical settings

ERCP

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiogram and Pancreatogram

ESN

Enterprise Service Network

FAM

Functional Assessment Measure

FatKAAT

Fat-Client Kernel Authentication

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FHIE

Federal Health Information Exchange

FIM

Functional Independence Measure

FIPS

Federal Information Processing Standards

FMS

Financial Management System

FOIA

Freedom of Information Act

FORDS

Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards

FPDS

Federal Procurement Data System

FTEE

Full-Time Employee Equivalent

GAF

Global Assessment of Functioning

GEC

Geriatric Care Referral

GUI

Graphical User Interface

GWOT

Global War on Terror

H1N1

Influenza A virus subtype H1N1 - "Swine Flu"

HAIISS

Healthcare Associated Infection and Influenza Surveillance System

HBHC

Home Based Health Care

HCPCS

Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System

HDR

Health Data Repository

HDR DW

Health Data Repository - Data Warehouse

HDR Hx

Health Data Repository - Historical Data

HDR IMS

Health Data Repository - Interim Messaging Service

HDR II

A Definitive HDR

HDS

Health Data Systems

HEC

Health Eligibility Center

HIE

Health Information Exchange

HINQ

Hospital Inquiry

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HISA

Home Improvement Structural Alterations

HITSP

Health IT Standards Panel

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HLLP

Hybrid Lower Level Protocol

HLO

Health Level Seven Optimized

HL7

Health Level Seven - a Standard for exchanging PHI

HOST

Hybrid Open System Technology

HSR&D

Health Services Research and Development

HWSC

HealtheVet Web Services Client

ICN

Integration Control Number

IMDQ

Identity Management Data Quality

I&O

Intake and Output

IB

Integrated Billing

ICD-9

International Classification of Diseases

ICD-9-CM

International Classification of Diseases – 9th Edition – Clinical Modification

ICR

Immunology Case Registry

IDMC

Information Data Management Committee

IFCAP

Integrated Funds Control, Accounting and Procurement

IHD

Ischemic Heart Disease

IMDQ TK

Identity Management Data Quality Toolkit

IP

Internet Protocol

IRM

Information Resources Management

IRS

Internal Revenue Service

IRT

Incomplete Records Tracking

IT

Information Technology

IV

Intravenous

IVM

Income Verification Match

JCAHO

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

JMS

Java Messaging Service

JPTA

Joint Patient Tracking Application

J2EE

Java 2 Enterprise Edition

KAAJEE

Kernel Authentication and Authorization for J2EE

KDC

Kernel Delphi Components

KIDS

Kernel Installation and Distribution System

LDSI

Laboratory Data Sharing Initiative

LDSI

Lab Data Sharing Interoperability

LEDI

Laboratory Electronic Data Interchange

LIS

Laboratory Information Systems

LM

List Manager

M

Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System

MAS

Medical Administration Service

MCCF

Medical Care Collections Fund

MDD

Major Mood Disorder

MEM

Message Exception Manager

MHA

VistA Mental Health Assistant

MHV

My HealtheVet

MLLP

Minimum Lower Level Protocol

MPI

Master Patient Index

MPI/PD

Master Patient Index/Patient Demographics

MSADBAA

Microsoft Active Directory-based Authentication and Authorization

MSH

Message Header

MUMPS

Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System

N&FS

Nutrition and Food Service

NANDA

North American Nursing Diagnosis Association

NDC

National Drug Code

NDS

Naming Directory Service

NHE

Network Health Exchange

NHIN

National Health Information Network

NPCD

National Patient Care Database

NCPDP

National Council for Prescription Drug Programs

NPI

National Provider Identifier

NSQIP

National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

NTE

Network Health Exchange

NTRT

New Term Rapid Turnaround

O/E

Observed --to-Expected

OIF/OEF

Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom

OS

Organization Service

OSHA

Occupational Safety & Health Administration

OTC

Over The Counter

PACS

Picture Archiving Communication Systems

PAID

Personnel and Accounting Integrated Data

PATS

Patient Advocate Tracking System

PBM

Pharmacy Benefits Management

PBM

Pharmacy Benefits Management Strategic Health Group

PCE

Patient Care Encounter

PCE

Patient Care Evaluations

PCMM

Primary Care Management Module

PCP

Primary Care Provider

PDHRA

Post Deployment Health Reassessments

PDM

Pharmacy Data Management

PDTS

Pharmacy Data Transaction Service

PDX

Patient Data Exchange

PHI

Protected Health Information

PHR

Personal Health Record system for private maintenance of health records by patients and their helathcare providers

PICS

Patient Image Capture Software

PIMS

Patient Information Management System

PPDHA

Pre and Post Deployment Health Assessments

PPP

Pharmacy Prescription Practices

PS

Person Service

PSC

Person Service Construct

PSD

Person Service Demographics

PSL

Person Service Lookup

PTF

Patient Treatment File

QUASAR

Quality: Audiology and Speech Analysis and Reporting

QUERI

Quality Enhancement Research Initiative

RAID

Rapid Application Interface Development

RAI/MDS

Resident Assessment Instrument/Minimum Data Set

RAPs

Resident Assessment Protocols

RDI

Remote Data Operability

ROI

Release of Information - reqeust and fulfillment of requests made from patients or other provider entities

ROs

Regional Offices

ROES

Remote Order Entry System

RPC

Remote Procedure Call

RUG-III

Resource Utilization Groups

RUG

Long Term Care Grouping

SADR

Standard Ambulatory Data Record

S-BAR

Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendations

SCD

Spinal Cord Dysfunction

SCS

Subscription Control Service

SD&D

System Design & Development

SDDM

Site Demographic Data Migration

SDOs

Standards Development Organizations

SEER

Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Reporting

SNOMED CT

Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine – Clinical Terminology

SOA

Service Oriented Architecture

SOCS

Security and Other Common Services

SP

Surgical Pathology

SSA

Social Security Administration

SSD

Secure Software Development

SSO/UC

Single Sign-On/User Context

SSPIs

Security Service Provider Interfaces

STS

Standards & Terminology Services

T&L

Time and Leave

TBI

Traumatic Brain Injury

TCP

Transmission Control Protocol

TCP/IP

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

TF

Treating Facilities

TIU

Text Integration Utility

TMDS

Theatre Medical Data System

UD

Unit Dose

UI

User Interface

VA

Department of Veterans Affairs

VACIB

VA Capital Investment Board

VALNET

VA Library Network

VAMC

Veterans Administration Medical Centers

VBA

Veterans Benefits Administration

VDEF

VistA Data Extraction Framework

VDL

Virtual Due List

VERA

Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation

VETS

VHA Enterprise Terminology Services

VHA

Veterans Health Administration

VIC

Veteran Identification Card

VIE

VistA Interface Engine

VISN

Veterans Integrated Services Network

VistA

Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture

VPFS

Veterans Personal Finance System

VPID

VA-wide Person Identifier

VSS

Voluntary Service System

VTA

Veterans Tracking Application

VTK

Voluntary Timekeeping System

VUID

Veteran's Health Administration Unique Identifier

WHO

World Health Organization

X12

An ANSI Standard for electronic data exchange

XML

Extensible Markup Language

 

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Excellent List

Conrad Clyburn's picture

Thank you for the informative list.

I am sure that the OSEHRA members will find it useful.

Conrad

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