Abbreviations

OMOP Implementation Specification

Standard Vocabularies in Observational Data Analysis (October 2013)

5. Abbreviations
Abbreviation Full Term Description
ATC Anatomical Therapeutic
Classification
Drug classification developed by the WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology
CCAE Commercial Claims and Encounters Product of Thomson Reuters, large insurance claims database
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention U.S. government institution
CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services U.S. government institution
CPT-4 Current Procedural Terminology Procedure terminology developed by the American Medical Association
CTV3 Clinical Terms Version 3 Drug terminology developed by the National Health System Centre for Coding and Classification
DOI Drug of Interest Drug classes used in OMOP research
ETC Enhanced Therapeutic Classification Drug classification developed by First Databank
ETL Extract, Load and Transform Here, process to convert raw source data into OMOP Common Data Format
FDA Food and Drug Administration U.S. government institution
FDB First Databank Commercial provider of drug terminologies and classifications
GE General Electric Provider of an electronic medical record database
GPI General Product Index Identifier in the Medi-Span drug terminology
HCPCS Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System Procedure terminology developed by the CMS
HL7 Health Language Seven Standards for the electronic interchange of health care data
HOI Health Outcomes of Interest Outcomes used in OMOP research
ICD-9 International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision Disease terminology developed by the WHO
ICD-9-CM ICD-9, Clinical Modification, Volumes 1 and 2 Modification of ICD-9 by the CMS and NCHS for officially assigning diagnosis codes in the U.S.
ICD-9-Procedure ICD-9, Clinical Modification, Volume 3 Modification of ICD-9 by the CMS and NCHS for officially assigning procedure codes in the U.S.
ICD-10 International Classification of Diseases – 10th edition Disease terminology developed by the WHO, successor of ICD-9
ICD-10-CM International Classification of Diseases-10th edition, Clinical Modification Modification of the ICD-10 by the NCHS for officially assigning diagnosis codes in the US
ICD-10-PCS International Classification of Diseases -10th edition, Procedure Modification of ICD-10 by the NCHS for officially assigning procedure codes in the US
LOINC Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes Terminology for observations developed by the Regenstrief Institute
MESH Medical Subject Headings Controlled vocabulary produced by the National Library of Medicine, used for indexing, cataloging, and searching for biomedical and health-related information and documents
MDCD Marketscan Medicaid Product of Thomson Reuters, large Medicaid database from several U.S. states
MDCR Marketscan Medicare Supplemental and Coordination of Benefits Product of Thomson Reuters, large database of Medicare supplemental insurance paid for by employers
MDDB Master Drug Database Drug reference file from Wolters Kluwer Medi-Span
MedDRA Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities Condition Terminology developed by the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA)
MSLR MarketScan Lab Database Product of Thomson Reuters, large database with lab data
NDC National Drug Code Drug code list maintained by the FDA
NDF-RT National Drug File - Reference Terminology Drug classification developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration (VHA), NLM and Appelon
NLM National Library of Medicine U.S government institution, medical library developing a number of medical terminology
OXMIS Oxford Medical Information System Disease Terminology developed in the UK
RxNorm   Drug terminology developed by the NLM
SMQ Standardised MedDRA Queries Groupings of MedDRA concepts that relate to a defined medical condition or area of interest
SNOMED-CT Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine - Clinical Terms Comprehensive clinical terminology developed by the International Health Terminology Standard Organization
UCUM Unified Code for Units of Measure Unit code system develop by the UCUM Organization
VA US Department of Veterans Affairs U.S. government organization
VA-NDF VA National Drug File Drug Terminology developed by the VA