Vision for clinical engagement

The vision of clinical engagement is "to ensure that all activities of SNOMED International are influenced by global clinical communities.” SNOMED International’s culture has a progressive and sustainable approach to engaging clinicians.

Engage as a clinician

Benefits of clinical engagement include:
  • Informing direction of SNOMED International products and services
  • Improving quality, and thus clinical usability and acceptability, of SNOMED International products and services, based on clinical knowledge and expertise
  • Identifying clinical champions who support and endorse the implementation of SNOMED CT and related products and services
  • Promoting collaboration between international healthcare professional groups that improve SNOMED International products and services

Clinical engagement team

Clinical Engagement Business Manager
Ian Green

Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
Dr. Charles Gutteridge

Asia Pacific
Dr. Mike Bainbridge

Dr. Peter Hendler

Clinical reference groups

Clinical input to support the development of SNOMED CT is delivered through Clinical Reference Groups. These groups are focused on clinical specialities, with each specialty are having its own Confluence based site.

Each site supports discussion and knowledge sharing. Access to the Clinical Reference Groups is though a central Confluence portal focused on clinical engagement activities.