The GPS contains SNOMED
CT unique identifiers, fully specified names, preferred terms in international English, and status flags.
For example, it is attribute relationship in SNOMED
CT, role in the NCIt, and property restriction in OWL ontologies.
In the ED data, traffic-related road trauma using SNOMED
CT was identified from the 2,010 available road transport-related SNOMED
CT concept IDs provided to the investigators by the National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA).
In comparison, the SNOMED
codes required by Stage 2 meaningful use for documenting problem lists, family history, drug/allergy reactions, smoking status and hospital procedures include more of the clinical detail necessary for appropriate care, but omit irrelevant billing information.
* CIOs who have not yet implemented an EMR should consider using SNOMED
Medical Dictionary Customization of SNOMED
required selecting the modules that would be useful for MITA.
Hripcsak, "Inter-patient distance metrics using SNOMED
CT defining relationships," Journal of Biomedical Informatics, vol.
(1.) Kathy Giannangelo, "SNOMED
CT Survey: An Assessment of Implementation in EMR/EHR Applications," Perspectives in Health Information Management, 2008; 5:7 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ pmc/articles/PMC2396499/)
The Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine-Clinical Terminology (SNOMED
CT[R]) has been endorsed as an international standard reference terminology to facilitate e-health initiatives.
Several years ago, CAP began to offer a SNOMED
CT (Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine--Clinical Terms)-encoded checklist version in a database format to software developers.
The EMR links the physician's notes to the SNOMED
CT concept (H/O: thrombosis) or an ICD-9-CM concept (personal history of venous thrombosis and embolism).
Osteopathic terminology for the first time has been added to the latest version of the College of American Pathologists" Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine (SNOMED
) clinical terms.