SNOMED International - Leading healthcare terminology, worldwide

Welcome to SNOMED International

SNOMED International 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

  • Practical Guide to Reference Sets - Draft for Community Review

    January 5, 2017

    A new Practical Guide to Reference Sets has been release as a draft for community review. In contrast to existing reference set documentation this guide starts by identifying practical use case and the requirements that must be met to address them.

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  • IHTSDO Adopts Trading Name of SNOMED International

    January 2, 2017

    We are excited to announce that, as of 31 December 2016, we have adopted the trading name of SNOMED International, and moved our headquarters to London.

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  • Changes to IHTSDO website

    December 31, 2016

    We will be updating our website this weekend - December 31/January 1

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  • 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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SNOMED International is the trading name of the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation a private company limited by guarantee