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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

  • New license and SNOMED CT distribution system launched today

    January 13, 2015

    This morning, IHTSDO launched its new licensing system, the Member Licensing and Distribution Service (MLDS) at

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  • Subsets ready for evaluation

    November 25, 2014

    An evaluation version of the March 2015 SNOMED CT General and Family Practice subsets and ICPC-2 map is now available to EHR vendors and the SNOMED community.

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  • SNOMED CT E-learning Foundation course

    November 21, 2014

    IHTSDO is launching an online course that offers an opportunity to gain a broad basic understanding of the SNOMED CT. The who complete this course will also be eligible for entry to more advanced SNOMED CT E-Learning courses later in 2015. Applications close on 12 December 2014.

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  • Building the Business Case for SNOMED CT

    November 3, 2014

    IHTSDO announces the release of a new study to help current and prospective Members of IHTSDO build the business case for national SNOMED CT adoption and IHTSDO membership.

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  • LOINC - SNOMED CT Cooperation Project Technology Preview is available

    October 29, 2014

    The Technology Previews of the LOINC - SNOMED CT Cooperation Project (The LOINC Term to SNOMED Expression Reference Set and the LOINC Part to SNOMED Map Reference Set Technology Previews) are now available.

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