Description

Planned use for capture of medical information (diseases, procedures, complaints, etc.) in our EHR and further reuse of these data for communication with other hospitals, fulfilling national registration obligations, alerts and health statistics.

Location: Haine-Saint-Paul, Belgium

Scope

N/A

How SNOMED CT will be used

SNOMED CT will be used to capture the meaning in our use-cases which are discharge summary, problem list and allergies. Language refsets will be used, we are a French/Dutch speaking country. Our own subsets to be linked to our data capture fields in the EHR. Local maps are being considered.

Why SNOMED CT was selected

SNOMED CT was selected because it has the broadest coverage and was chosen as part of the national e-Health roadmap.

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