Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms

In many cases,
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Local Area Network

Leadership Council - FHA

The Leapfrog Group, a coalition of Fortune 500 companies which advocates increased use of technology to prevent errors.

Local Health Information Infrastructure

Line of Business

Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) is a database and universal standard for identifying medical laboratory observations.


Length of stay

Long-term care diagnosis-related group (LTC-DRG)
Also see: DRG

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