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Medcin, a system of standardized medical terminology, is a proprietary medical vocabulary and was developed by Medicomp Systems, Inc. Medcin is a point-of-care terminology, intended for use in Electronic Health Record systems.


Medcin Search Tips & Tricks

  • Try searching using the Browse feature by body part first.
  • If searching from the Search feature, less is better.

The advantage to using Medcin terms when possible in Noteforms is that Medcin are discrete data elements and are therefore reportable. If you ever want to query the data you will want to use Medcin terms.

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