Description

Interdisciplinary Practice Alberta University of Calgary.

Location: Alberta, Canada

Scope

Dr. Steve Edworthy is using SNOMED CT in his practice to realize tangible benefits that improve patient care. Note: you will be prompted to download a free copy of Webex ARF Player to view this recording Watch the video


How SNOMED CT will be used

Key features of the clinical assessment that relate to health status, health behaviors, and management plan will be coded with SNOMED CT.

Why SNOMED CT was selected

In 2006 we selected the UK vendor, EMIS, in large part because they used the READ hierarchical coding set and were transforming to SNOMED CT. We wanted a robust coding system that could utilize codes for clinical findings. This has enhanced our ability to undertake clinical decision support as well as secondary data analysis to help with population level management plans.

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