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Welcome to IHTSDO

The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation determines global standards for health terms, an essential part of improving the health of humankind.

We are committed to maintaining and growing our leadership as the global experts in healthcare terminology, ensuring that SNOMED CT, our world-leading product, is accepted as the global common language for health terms.

Latest news

  • HL7 and IHTSDO Renew Collaboration Agreement

    November 30, 2016

    Close coordination will continue to facilitate adoption of standards-based healthcare implementations

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  • Join us at HIMSS 2017!

    November 30, 2016

    SNOMED CT on display at the world's biggest health IT conference

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  • Position Vacant: IHTSDO Head of Communication

    November 24, 2016

    IHTSDO seeks to fill a new full-time role of Head of Communication. This role will work with stakeholders both internal and external to raise the profile of IHTSDO and its products, leveraging appropriate media and proactively acting as an enabler to further the understanding and benefits of our pro...

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  • We're looking for a genomics expert knowledgeable about SNOMED CT

    November 15, 2016

    Join the project team to help further develop SNOMED CT to support the work of the genomics clinical community globally.

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  • Ireland Joins IHTSDO as Member

    November 9, 2016

    National use of SNOMED CT in Ireland further supports IHTSDO's vision of a global language of healthcare

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