Third Party Event

A MedTech Europe Webinar: Introduction to LOINC

2020-09-15 - 2020-09-15


LOINC is an international standard for representing laboratory tests, clinical measurements, clinical notes, and more. This introductory session will cover the history and scope of LOINC as well as an overview of its global use. We will also discuss basic principles related to choosing the correct LOINC term, requesting new terms, and publishing and maintaining vendor-specific LOINC catalogues.
The webinar is primarily for an audience of the European medtech industry, with other interested parties welcome. It will be in English.


Welcome (5 min)
Michael Strübin, Director Digital Health, MedTech Europe

LOINC and the medtech industry (5 min)
Sabine Dörhöfer, MSc PhD, Roche Diagnostics and Vice-Chair, MedTech Europe Interoperability Working Group

LOINC overview (20 min)
Swapna Abhyankar, MD, Interim Director, LOINC and Health Data Standards at Regenstrief Institute

LOINC adoption in Europe (5 min)
Prof Sylvia Thun, Charité University Hospital, Berlin

Q&A (25 min)

Closing (5 min)
Michael Strübin, Director Digital Health, MedTech Europe

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