Why calling an `Apple`​ an apple isn’t enough – why we need SNOMED CT to break down #DataSilos

Why calling an `Apple`​ an apple isn’t enough – why we need SNOMED CT to break down #DataSilos

This article is part of our `Data Standards 101` series, where we discuss common themes we come across as a team of [...]
International Patient Summary Terminology — Why, what and how

International Patient Summary Terminology — Why, what and how

The International Patient Summary (IPS) is a minimal and non-exhaustive set of basic clinical data of a patient, [...]
Why are SNOMED CT codes (Identifiers) meaningless numbers?

Why are SNOMED CT codes (Identifiers) meaningless numbers?

As a team of terminology and informatics experts supporting legacy systems (and their migration), we often come [...]
SNOMED CT: An Introduction — Part 2

SNOMED CT: An Introduction — Part 2

Continuing from the SNOMED CT: An Introduction — Part 1 article, let’s now talk about how SNOMED CT represents [...]
SNOMED CT: An Introduction — Part 1

SNOMED CT: An Introduction — Part 1

SNOMED CT (Systematised Nomenclature of Medicine — Clinical Terms) is a standardised, multilingual vocabulary of [...]
The Search for a Single Interoperable Ontology For Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

The Search for a Single Interoperable Ontology For Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

SNOMED International’s E2O Project — Transmuting Evaluation Procedures Into Observables In SNOMED [...]