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IBM Watson Health adds SNOMED CT for clinical terminology

March 31, 2017

SNOMED International and IBM have announced that Watson Health will adopt SNOMED CT for use in Watson Health offerings in support of IBM’s commitment to comprehensive standardization of patient data worldwide.

The agreement between SNOMED International and IBM Watson Health breaks new ground and allows for significant impact, pairing SNOMED CT’s 325,000+ clinical concepts with Watson’s cognitive capabilities.

SNOMED CT presents clinically-relevant concepts and modifiers consistently and comprehensively, providing a ‘global language of healthcare’. Standardizing IBM Watson Health’s offerings on SNOMED CT supports efforts to provide customers and collaborators with clear information to help clinicians arrive at sound medical decisions and support the efficient delivery of quality care.

Visit the IBM Watson Health partnerships page to access the official press release and recent Healthcare IT News article.

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