To have SNOMED CT available in an EMR.

Location: British Columbia, Canada


The full set of SNOMED CT concepts is used with no provision for value sets or term binding. All searches and selections are from the full set of SNOMED CT.

How SNOMED CT will be used

An unknown version of SNOMED CT is available for EMR users to choose a diagnosis, finding or procedure. The EMR application is such that the use of SNOMED CT is interspersed with the use of ICD-9 and free text.

Why SNOMED CT was selected

SNOMED CT was in the jurisdictional requirements list.

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