Health Informatics Glossary
A programming language developed by Sun Microsystems in the 1990s to enable
platform independent network application development. See
A computer scripting language which enables dynamic programmatic access to
with first-class functions. It is a multi-paradigm language, supporting
was developed by Brendan Eich at Netscape under the project name "Mocha."
Joint Commission -
The Joint Commission is a
United States-based non-profit organization formed in 1951 with a mission
to maintain and elevate the standards of health care delivery through
evaluation and accreditation of health care organizations. Formerly known
as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
text to transmit data object consisting of attribute-value pairs. JSON is used
primarily as an alternative to XML to transmit data between a server and a web
Marketing name for the 1.4 release of the Java platform. After platform
release version 1.6 Java was no longer called "J2EE". See