Terminology for meaningful health data

Indian Electronic Health Records (EHR) Standards – Part 5: Terminology and coding systems for meaningful clinical data

On part 4 of our Indian EHR standards series, we shed light on how the implementation of standardized information model would foster interoperability of data. Considering the diversity in health record systems, it would turn out to be tedious to attain semantic interoperability if there were no uniting terminology or coding systems standards in place. Read more about Indian Electronic Health Records (EHR) Standards – Part 5: Terminology and coding systems for meaningful clinical data[…]

What is SNOMED CT?

SNOMED CT is the acronym for Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine – Clinical Terms. It is a collection of more than 350,000 terms and phrases (referred to us concepts in SNOMED) that are popularly used in clinical practice across the world. Apart from allowing coding of unstructured textual data to make it computable, SNOMED also allows Read more about What is SNOMED CT?[…]