Consolidated Health Informatics Initiative Clinical Domain Areas

Additional Domains for Patient Safety

Nursing including:



Goals and outcomes

Process-specific nursing factors

Acuity levels for nurse staffing




Knowledge bases (systematic reviews of):

Clinical guidelines

Medical literature

Health outcomes data

Disease registries


Patient self-management

Data set and guidelines for self-care

Rx interaction program access

Functioning and disability

Rehabilitation therapies



Speech, etc.

Supplies including:

Ontology for the ordering physician

Medical devices

Medical device simulations and testing


Organizational process factors

Organizational risk factors

Hazard analysis

Chemicals (Unified Medical Language System—UMLS)


Billing (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Administrative Simplification, Transactions and Code Sets)

Data from claims attachment

Scientific/fundamental (UMLS)


Units (UMLS)

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