Types of healthcare data – Diagnoses/ICDs

In my previous post, I described the common sources of healthcare data. Here, I describe the common types of healthcare data you will come across, namely, diagnoses, procedures, demographic, drug, laboratory result data, clinical notes and financial data. Diagnoses/ICDs Diagnoses record the medical problem that a patient has, e.g. diabetes, headache, cancer. They explain why … Continue reading Types of healthcare data – Diagnoses/ICDs