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ECRI Institute Adds 4,000 New Terms to Universal Medical Device Nomenclature System™
Date:7/8/2010

Free license gives access to 24,544 terms, including genetic testing and device software

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute's Universal Medical Device Nomenclature System™,  the most comprehensive medical device taxonomy, announces the expansion of its database to include thousands of new terms for medical devices, genetic tests and medical device software.

The 2010 Universal Medical Device Nomenclature System (UMDNS) now contains 24,544 terms covering the expanse of medical devices and equipment used for modern healthcare delivery, including information systems, software, in vitro diagnostics, molecular and genetic tests, capital equipment, implantable devices, assistive devices, and consumables.

In the past year alone, ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, has added more than 4,000 terms for genetic tests. By the end of 2010, ECRI will release many additional terms for software used with medical devices.  

"In this era of health information exchange, standardizing data is critical," says Vivian H. Coates, vice president, information services and health technology assessment, ECRI Institute. "Our proprietary nomenclature system fills this need for medical devices and related equipment and consumables."

ECRI Institute's Universal Medical Device Nomenclature System is licensed free of charge to regulatory agencies, hospitals a
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