Membership and national use of SNOMED CT have a number of advantages in terms of reduced costs and improved care, such as
- Cost savings in terminology development, licensing fees, and transcription costs of mapping to ICD or other coding systems;
- Reductions in inappropriate or duplicate testing
- Reduction in adverse drug events
- Improved management of key disease groups, such as cardiac care and oncology
To learn more about these benefits and about how to build the business case for sustaining and expanding investments in SNOMED CT to drive your health system improvements, please see the executive summary presentation or the complete report by clicking on below Information sheets.