ICU

intensive care unit

IOM

Institute of Medicine

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

IT

information technology

LOINC

Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes

NCCD

National Center for Cognitive Informatics and Decision Making in Healthcare

NCQA

National Committee for Quality Assurance

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NLM

National Library of Medicine

NQF

National Quality Forum

NRC

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

NTSB

National Transportation Safety Board

ONC

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

ONC-ATCB

ONC-authorized testing and certification body

PCP

primary care physician

PHR

personal health record

PROMIS

problem-oriented medical information system

PSIP

Patient Safety through Intelligent Procedures in Medication

PSO

Patient Safety Organization

QSR

Quality System Regulation

SAFROS

Safety for Robotic Surgery

SNOMED

Systematized Nomenclature for Medicine

TURF

task, user, representation, and function

VA

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

WHO

World Health Organization



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