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SNOMED CTSystematized Nomenclature of Medicine-Clinical Terms
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The GPS contains SNOMED CT unique identifiers, fully specified names, preferred terms in international English, and status flags.
Much work has been completed coding nursing data problems, interventions, and outcomes to SNOMED CT over the years, but nursing assessments were all but untouched until a couple of years ago.
These have been utilized with hierarchies in SNOMED CT and the NCIt, among others [27-29].
When implemented in software applications, SNOMED CT can be used to represent clinically relevant information consistently, reliably and comprehensively as an integral part of producing electronic health information.
These include the medical vocabulary SNOMED CT, a key clinical language standard needed for a national health information infrastructure, that can be downloaded free for use in the United States through HHS' National Library of Medicine.
Some examples include biomedical ontologies such as OpenGALEN (OpenGALEN, 2002) and SNOMED CT (SNOMED CT, 2003), financial, and sporting ontologies such as the soccer, baseball, or running ontologies in the DAML Ontology Library (DAML Ontology Library, 2003).
MAGPIE is an interactive tool to help users (e.g., professional coders, researchers, clinicians) find SNOMED CT and ICD-10-PCS codes for medical procedures and interventions.
AMCP has helped lead efforts with other pharmacy organizations, community and chain pharmacies, health plans, PBMs, and MTM vendors to develop a framework for documenting MTM services using SNOMED CT (Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine: Clinical Terms) codes.
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When discrete data elements are electronically transmitted to external clinical information systems, the transmitted information may be annotated with one or more terminologies such as Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) (4) and Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC), (5) although the consistent application of such codes to structured laboratory data is not yet an interoperable standard.
The nursing order sets are also being mapped to the Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine--Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) as part of the Harmonization Agreement between the International Council of Nurses and the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization (IHTSDO) (13).