Switzerland will use SNOMED CT within 4 years nationally and is a member of SNOMED International since early 2016. The current use cases focus on exchange of medical information within a national electronic patient record.
Current use cases and include:
- IHE XDS Document metadata (e.g. role of the author of the document, type of institution, type of document and class of document)
- eMedication (Based on IHE Pharmacy and suitability for use of SNOMED CT e.g. for dosing instructions)
- Transition of Care
- Rescue protocol
- Lab-results (usage of SNOMED CT for microbiology). Beside, SNOMED CT is also specified for reporting purposes in notifiable lab results and lab results in transplantation medicine
Location: Geneva, Switzerland