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SNOMED

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SNOMED

Systemized Nomenclature of Medicine & Veterinary Health informatics A computerized electronic vocabulary system for medical databases, which may become the standard vocabulary for speech recognition systems and computer-based Pt records; it is the vocabulary of choice for reporting terminology. Cf HL7, LOINC, Read classification system, Read codes.

Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine

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SNOMED

A systematized collection of medically useful terms published by the American College of Pathologists. The words in the collection are arranged in various fields to permit coding, computerization, sorting, and retrieval of large amounts of information from medical records.
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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.
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.