Apple varieties or apples and apple trees? LOINC, NPU and SNOMED CT in lab tests

As a clinical terminologist, I’ve been involved in or listened to many debates where people compare LOINC, NPU and [...]

Tea and Pattern Recognition

A post in the 'Meet The Team' series I’m Sarah Harry  I'm a clinical terminology specialist working with SNOMED [...]

Ontology design patterns – effects on Description-Logic Reasoner performance

This post was triggered by a presentation at the  April 2013 IHTSDO Technical committee meeting in Copenhagen The [...]

Ontology Design Considerations for SNOMED CT and other OWL ontologies

This post was inspired by some discussions on the IHTSDO discussions groups on the way to model substance hierarchies [...]