Danielson Named Associate Director for Administrative Management

Todd Danielson, who joined NLM as Executive Officer in 2005, has been appointed Associate Director for Administrative Management. He will also be a member of the Senior Executive Service. In announcing the appointment, NLM Director Donald A.B. Lindberg, MD, praised Danielson as an able leader and trusted advisor to the NLM staff. “He has recruited…

Draft Rules Released for SNOMED CT Reporting and Reimbursement

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has released a draft, rules-based map for SNOMED  CT. The NLM is seeking users to test, evaluate, and provide feedback for the map (SNOMED CT to ICD-9-CM Rule Based Mapping), which is meant to guide development of related healthcare services maps and lead to streamlined reimbursement and administrative reporting within US…