Infographics

This is a list of visualisations (infographics) found in this blog that are beautiful and engaging, easier to understand than words alone.

You can view a larger image of any of the following infographics posted in this blog by first clicking on any of the links list below, which will open a new tab in your current window to display a post from this blog showing the relevant infographic image. Second, click the infographic image from the post in the new tab of your current window. You will then see the larger image of the infographic in another new tab in your current window.

 

Electronic vs Paper medical records
The infographic in this post is a typical scenario of “missing” medical records, and offsite storage which continues to post many problems from logistics to damaged medical records.

ICD 11 – history of the development of the ICD from 1853 to 2015
A showcase of all the past revisions of ICD leading to ICD 11 expected in 2015.

ICD 10 & ICD 11 Development – How, What, Why & When
An infographic that summarises facts on ICD 10 & ICD 11 Development – How, What, Why & When, which are by no means exhaustive.

What is Big Data?
Key facts about Big Data
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Format Of ICD-10 Diagnosis Code
A self-explanatory ICD 10 code infographic example.

Top 20 Most Popular EMR Software Solutions
A good visual for about EMRs solutions out there.

What is the Cloud?
The Cloud is the Internet.

Technology vs Paper – A Recent History of Medical Records
Most of us accept that medical records are still kept in paper files, and that’s the way it is.

EHR vs. Traditional Paper Records
Differences between EHR(EMR) and traditional paper-based records.

Diabetes Control Chart
To tell you what Glycated/Glycosylated Hemoglobin (HbA1c or A1c test) is all about.

Recent Posts

ICD-11 2018 version: Part 1 – The Launch

The 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) is here!

ICD-11 was launched Monday, 18. June 2018 from Geneva, Switzerland at 11:45 Europe Summer Time (GMT+02:00), i.e. from 5:45pm Malaysia Time.

I attended the webinar for this launch via WebEx. The webinar was about three (3) hours long.

The webinar started with a video message from Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, the Director General, WHO. This opening video was followed by several  key presenters who presented the following topics:

  1. Dr Hiroyuki Suenaga , Vice President Japan Hospital Association who spoke on ICD-11 Resource allocation and clinical documentation;

  2. ICD-11 Modern use of health information by Dr Christopher G. Chute, who is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Health Informatics, Professor of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, Chief Research Information Officer, Johns Hopkins Medicine,  and also the Deputy Director, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. Johns Hopkins University;

  3. ICD-11 – what is new was presented by Dr Robert Jakob, Team Leader Classifications, Terminologies and Standards;

  4. Dr Lale Say, Coordinator Adolescents and at-Risk Populations who briefed on ICD-11 Maternal and sexual health with special emphasis on gender issues;

  5. Dr Shekhar Saxena, Director Mental Health and Substance Abuse elaborated on gaming disorders in ICD-11 and Mental health;

  6. Dr Wansa Paoin, Head of CC, Thailand spoke on implementing ICD in a country;

  7. implementation package presentation was given by a WHO representative; and

  8. ICD-11 – Global action plan for implementation and regional focal points for health information by the various WHO Regional Offices representatives

All of the above was followed-up by a Question & Answer Period that lasted about 30 minutes, from members of the floor as well as from online attendees.

Before closure, Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director General for Programmes WHO did the closing remarks, followed by Dr John Grove, Director, IER – WHO doing the closure.

This new release is to allow Member States to prepare for implementation, including translating ICD into their national languages. Member States will start reporting using ICD-11 on 1 January 2022 i.e. about 3 years and 6 months from now, after due endorsement from the 72nd World Health Assembly in May 2019.

The reader can access the ICD-11 website for more details at https://icd.who.int/. A screenshot of the ICD-11 homepage is displayed below.

More details about what is ICD-11, how ICD-11 works, and what’s new in ICD-11 among other topics will be posted shortly here.

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