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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

  • Request for Proposals: Documentation of use cases, development of draft drug model for national usage and position statement development relating to international drug standards

    March 31, 2016

    IHTSDO is currently involved in developments related to the representation of drugs in the SNOMED CT International Release, and also in providing IHTSDO Member countries with a drug model that can be implemented at a national level.

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  • Dr Nicolette de Keizer appointed as Professor in Medical Informatics at the University of Amsterdam

    March 21, 2016

    It is our pleasure to report that Dr Nicolette de Keizer (PhD) has been appointed Professor in Medical Informatics at the University of Amsterdam.

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  • Consultant Terminologist Program Update

    March 15, 2016

    Please be advised that the call for applications for the 2016 cohort of IHTSDO Consultant Terminologist Program will be made in July this year via the IHTSDO website.

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  • New Global Licensing Agreement for SNOMED CT Code Inclusion in the DICOM Standard

    March 2, 2016

    IHTSDO and the DICOM Standards Committee today announced a new global licensing agreement for SNOMED CT codes and descriptions to be used in the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) standard.

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  • Calling clinicians: Contribute to important global SNOMED/ICD-11 project

    February 18, 2016

    Are you (or do you know) a practicing clinician with an interest in terminology and electronic health records? Would you like to contribute a small amount of volunteer time, gain experience with SNOMED CT and help with an important global project? If so, this opportunity is for you.

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