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SNOMED International

Health informatics A comprehensive multiaxial nomenclature system created to index the entire medical vocabulary, including signs and Sx, diagnoses, procedures, allowing the integration of all the medical information in an electronic medical record to be integrated into a single data structure
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SNOMED International's General Assembly Chair, Lies van Gennip, is encouraged by what the GPS represents, including easier specification of EHR requirements through clinical documents such as a patient summary.
Those not presently engaged in SNOMED International membership or party to an affiliate license have the most to gain from the GPS.
The complete set of concept synonyms and definitions are also not part of the GPS.Chief among the benefits of SNOMED International membership includes access to terminology that enables interoperability, reduced clinical risk, large scale public health reporting and research, and a wealth of organization resources including education, tooling, creation of national extensions, representation on governance bodies, and dedicated on-boarding and user support.
[9] "SNOMED International," May 2017, http://www.snomed.
Systematized nomenclature of human and veterinary medicine: SNOMED International. Version 3.5.
(17.) SNOMED International, a division of the College of American Pathologists.
--Contributed by Kent Spackman, M.D., Ph.D., FCAP, chairman of SNOMED International Editorial Board.