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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

  • SNOMED CT Expo 2016: Registration now open

    January 22, 2016

    It is with great pleasure that IHTSDO announces the opening of registration for the SNOMED CT Expo 2016, to be held in Wellington, New Zealand this October.

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  • Switzerland joins IHTSDO as a national Member

    January 15, 2016

    IHTSDO is extremely pleased to announce that Switzerland has officially joined its member family, becoming IHTSDO's 28th Member country.

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  • Registration now open for IHTSDO's April Business Meeting

    January 15, 2016

    IHTSDO is pleased to announce that registration for the forthcoming Business Meeting in London is now open.

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  • SNOMED in Action gets an upgrade

    November 23, 2015

    As part of IHTSDO's aim to facilitate information sharing about the usage of SNOMED CT globally, we have upgraded our website The website allows SNOMED CT users to share with the wider community their work, their experiences, and their motivations for using SNOMED CT.

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  • Deprecation Notice: SNOMED CT to ICD-9-CM Epidemiological and Statistical Map

    November 18, 2015

    On Wednesday, 28 October 2015, the IHTSDO General Assembly voted to approve the deprecation of the SNOMED CT to ICD-9-CM Epidemiological and Statistical Map, with support effective 31 January 2016, and without support effective 31 July 2016.

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