3M™ Terminology Consulting Services (3M TCS) is one of the divisions of 3M Health Information Systems, Inc (3M HIS). 3M TCS group is located in the 3M HIS headquarters in Murray (Salt Lake City), Utah, USA.
3M HIS is in turn a division of 3M Health Care, which is one of the six businesses of the 3M Company. 3M is fundamentally a science-based company, with more than 500 US patents and 5,300 researchers worldwide. 3M is a public (NYSE: MMM) Fortune 100 company headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. 3M is one of the 30 companies in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and a component of the S&P 500 index. 3M has more than 75,000 employees in more than 65 countries with a revenue of more than US $23 billion (2009 figures) worldwide.
3M TCS has a wide variety of experts including medical informaticists, physicians, nurses, radiology and laboratory technicians, public health experts and computer engineers with several years of experience in developing, implementing and consulting in the areas of health care terminologies (vocabularies), ontologies, information models and communication standards (HL7 versions 2 and 3).
3M TCS has built various products and provided standardization services for hospitals varying in size from small to very large. We can help your organization develop, implement or standardize health care terminologies including both standard terminologies (e.g. SNOMED CT, LOINC, ICD-9-CM, RxNORM, CPT, etc.) or your homegrown legacy terminologies.
Please contact us to know more about 3M TCS products and services and how we can help your organization achieve true semantic interoperability and meaningful use in your electronic healthcare applications to turn your data into knowledge.