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Naoto Kume

Department of Electronic Health Record, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan


  • Original Article   
    Designing Clinical Concept Models for a Nationwide Electronic Health Records System For Japan
    Author(s): Shinji Kobayashi*, Naoto Kume, Takahiro Nakahara and Hiroyuki Yoshihara

    Objectives: We developed an electronic health records (EHR) system for regional healthcare in 2000. This EHR stores the health records of more than 6,300 patients in two regions of Japan; however, clinical updates and improved interoperability with other clinical standards, such as HL7 or others are needed. In 2015, this EHR system was upgraded to create a nationwide-scale healthcare data repository to improve the interoperability of clinical data with openEHR technology. Methods: The clinical data in our EHR system has 16 components constructed with Medical Markup Language (MML) standards and periodic mass screening for employees and students. Therefore, we constructed mindmaps of the clinical MML and surveillance data to analyse the concept models. Based on mindmap analysis, we designed archetypes of the concepts identified using Ocean .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.24105/ejbi.2018.14.1.4