Implemented and live
Online death certificate has been started in AIIMS with the vision of maintaining a digital death record with a uniform format across the hospital since 2014.
SNOMED integrated e-death note can be used as registry of India so that it will be helpful in data mining and data analytics.
How SNOMED CT will be used
The diagnosis field of e-death note is integrated with SNOMED CT which will help in maintaining uniqueness among the diagnosis entered in fields of immediate cause and antecedent cause that are coded in the SNOMED CT ID.
Why SNOMED CT will be used
SNOMED CT (Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine — Clinical Terms) is the most comprehensive, clinically validated, semantically rich, multilingual clinical healthcare terminology in the world that is used by physicians and other healthcare providers.