Importing Code Systems
In the EHR Setup Window, click Code Systems Importer.
Several systems for medical and procedural coding can be imported into Open Dental and then attached to patient information. Coding systems allow a consistent way to organize, index, store, and retrieve clinical data between providers and care sites.
Check for Updates: Click to view a list of code systems available for import.
Keep old descriptions: Check to retain previously downloaded code descriptions.
Download Updates: Highlight the Code Systems to download, then click to begin the download.
Currently the following coding systems can be downloaded.
|Name||Description||Codes/Database Size||Where used|
|CDCREC||CDC Race and Ethnicity Set.||966 codes < .1MB||CQMs, demographics|
|CVX||159 codes < .1MB||vaccine data export|
|HCPCS||Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System||5,951 codes.5MB||procedure codes, CQMs|
|ICD-10||International Classification of Diseases 10th revision||95,352 codes 5.54 MB||procedures, syndromic surveillance, clinical summaries, summaries of care, claims, CQMs|
|LOINC||Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes||72,624 codes15.5MB||CQMs, medical laboratory orders, radiology orders, clinical summaries, summaries of care, syndromic surveillance, vaccines (validation)|
|RxNorm||A normalized naming system for generic and branded drugs.||391,275 codes34.9MB||medications (every medication should be associated with an RxNorm), prescriptions, CQMs|
|SNOMED CT||Systemized Nomenclature of Medication Clinical Terms||2,720,609 codes 131MB||problems (every problem should be attached to a SNOMED CT code), CQMs, procedures (medical tab)|
|SOP||Systems of Payment.||145 codes < .1MB||CQMs|
|UCUM||Unified Code for Units of Measure.||557 < .1MB||CQMs, medical laboratory orders, syndromic surveillance, vaccines|