Description

To allow:

  1. Patients to manage their own health information; and
  2. Authorized individuals to manage the health information of family members.
Location: 1035 Laurier Avenue, West Suite 100, Montreal, Canada

Scope

Medforyou is a bilingual PHR available to all Canadians. The same technology is used in the Unani PHR offered at McGill University Health Centre.

How SNOMED CT will be used

SNOMED CT is the core terminology in the Unani/Medforyou web-based application. It is used to describe health conditions, immunizations, investigations, therapeutic procedures, etc. Other standard terminologies such as pan-Canadian LOINC Observation Code Database (pCLOCD), Drug Product Database (DPD), Licensed Natural Health Products Database (LNHPD), RXNORM, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM and HealthVault/HealthSpace vocabularies are integrated and mapped to SNOMED CT.

Why SNOMED CT was selected

SNOMED CT is the most comprehensive international standard terminology and the "standard of choice" for semantic interoperability.

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