Sunday, February 23, 2014

99% of HL7 clinical value sets are invalid (?)

Intriguing Table 2 from 

AMIA Annu Symp Proc.2012;2012:988-96. Epub 2012 Nov 3.
Issues in creating and maintaining value sets for clinical quality measures.
Winnenburg R1Bodenreider O.

reporting results of quality assurance of clinical value sets performed by the US National Library of Medicine (NLM) Value Set Authority Center (https://vsac.nlm.nih.gov/). I insert a portion of this table here:


Can it really be that 99% of the 842 HL7 clinical value sets evaluated are invalid?

PLEASE NOTE COMMENT BY LLOYD MCKENZIE BELOW