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3M Health Information Systems Inc.

Vendor Overview

3M Health Information Systems Inc.

3M Health Information Systems, Inc., is a pioneer of healthcare terminology standardization since the year 1995, when the first version of the 3M Healthcare Data Dictionary (3M HDD) was published.

HDD is a concept-based healthcare terminology server that integrates several versions of various standard and local healthcare terminologies, including SNOMED CT, LOINC, RxNorm, CPT, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, the ICD-10 code sets of various countries, and others.

In addition to terminologies, 3M HDD also supports multiple versions of value sets and map sets, and makes them available through a search/browse web interface, and a web services API. 3M HIS also provides terminology standardization, mapping, consulting and training services to help healthcare organizations and application vendors implement standard terminologies and follow terminology best practices.

Currently, the 3M HDD contains more than 3 million concepts, 20 million representations (names and codes) and 20 million relationships between the concepts. 3M terminologists have mapped several million concepts from various customers’ local terminologies in diagnosis, procedure, laboratory, pharmacy, microbiology, reimbursement and other domains to various standards terminologies including those named above.

SNOMED CT-enabled solutions

SNOMED CT is supported within the 3M HDD and many customers actively utilize the terminology for diverse applications. 3M HDD keeps SNOMED CT updated and stores past versions to fully support clinical needs. 3M helps customers with data standardization through modeling, mapping and implementation of SNOMED CT.

Scope of services

Analytics, Clinical coding, Clinical documentation, Diagnostic imaging, Drug, Lab, Oncology, Pharmacy

Regions where operational

Africa, Asia, Europe, Global, North America, Oceania, South America


575 West Murray Blvd

Contact details

Faris Malik
Product Marketing Manager

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