Vision for clinical engagement

The vision of clinical engagement is "to ensure that all activities of SNOMED International are influenced by global clinical communities.” SNOMED International’s culture has a progressive and sustainable approach to engaging clinicians.

Engage as a clinician

Benefits of clinical engagement include:
  • Informing direction of SNOMED International products and services
  • Improving quality, and thus clinical usability and acceptability, of SNOMED International products and services, based on clinical knowledge and expertise
  • Identifying clinical champions who support and endorse the implementation of SNOMED CT and related products and services
  • Promoting collaboration between international healthcare professional groups that improve SNOMED International products and services

Clinical engagement team

Clinical Engagement Business Manager
Ian Green

Global Clinical Engagement Leads
Dr. Charles Gutteridge
Dr. Peter Hendler

Collaboration Lead
Jane MIllar


Clinical reference groups

Clinical input to support the development of SNOMED CT is delivered through Clinical Reference Groups. These groups are focused on clinical specialities, with each specialty are having its own Confluence based site.

Each site supports discussion and knowledge sharing. Access to the Clinical Reference Groups is though a central Confluence portal focused on clinical engagement activities.

SNOMED CT for clinical data analytics

Building on data capture at the point of care, one of the prime uses of SNOMED CT is to enable clinical data analytics. Watch the demo outlining how SNOMED CT supports data analytics as well as review related SNOMED International resources.

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