Amy Jacobs, Terminology Specialist at Medicomp Systems, joined the company in 2010. As a member of the terminology team, she is responsible for mapping projects, including mapping MEDCIN to other standard terminologies, such as ICD-10-CM, SNOMED CT, RxNorm, LOINC, and others. The team creates new concepts needed for complete and accurate mappings for meaningful use, such as the transition to ICD-10-CM.
Prior to joining Medicomp, Ms. Jacobs worked on the Unified Medical Language System Metathesaurus Project as a contractor for the National Library of Medicine at Lockheed Martin and the National Cancer Institute. She served as Senior Systems Analyst at City of Hope National Medical Center, taught an Introduction to Nursing Informatics at the University of Maryland, School of Nursing, and was responsible for coordinating the operational activity of CliniComp’s Clinical Information System (CIS) used for inpatient clinical documentation at the National Naval Medical Center.