Blog from June, 2023

June 23, 2023

SNOMED International and The Croatian Ministry of Health are pleased to announce that the Republic of Croatia has joined SNOMED International. 

With a population of nearly 4 million, Croatia is the latest European country to join SNOMED International since the March 2022 announcement that the European Union (EU) will provide its Member States with 60 per cent funding towards SNOMED International membership until 2027, via the European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA).

“Highly developed with a fully integrated, globalized economy, Croatia made eHealth a priority in its 2021-2027 national health development plan, which is consistent with our comprehensive healthcare reform," says Croatian health Minister Vili Beroš on the occasion of Croatia joining SNOMED International...

Read the full announcement at and contact with inquiries. 

SNOMED International is pleased to announce that the October 2023 Business Meetings schedule and SNOMED CT Expo 2023 program have been confirmed, and registration is now open.

The hybrid Business Meetings will be held from October 21-25, 2023, followed by SNOMED CT Expo from October 26-27, both located at the Starling Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

SNOMED CT Expo 2023 will also be delivered online, with Zoom Events.

Please visit the links below for more information:

October 2023 Business Meetings Schedule

SNOMED CT Expo 2023

Attending the Business Meetings online?

Zoom links for all ‘open’ meetings will be shared on the SNOMED CT "What's on this Week."

Please note that pre-registration for these is not required.  

Coming to Atlanta?

SNOMED International has negotiated a special delegate rate at the venue, available to book until Thursday, 5th October 2023 (subject to availability). Spaces are limited so we advise that you act now and take advantage of their flexible cancellation policy.

Please click here to book your room. (Select 'Attendee' as guest type - no access code is required).

We hope to see you there - either in Atlanta, or online!



SNOMED International would like to remind our community members that we are currently seeking volunteers to serve on the Modeling Advisory Group (MAG), with the deadline for submitting a nomination being Friday, 30 June 2023.

Please see this post for full details:

SNOMED International: Modelling Advisory Group Call for Nominations, Deadline: Friday 30 June 2023

SNOMED International has a number of voluntary Advisory Groups designed to provide expert advice on the development and implementation of its products and services. See IHTSDO Advisory Group Manual Home for information on each of the groups.

Please contact with questions, or for additional information on the Advisory Group nomination process.

June 15, 2023

SNOMED International has welcomed Andorra, a small, mountainous European country situated between France and Spain to its growing global organization. Andorra will join a vibrant community of 47 Members globally.

Andorra has embarked on a digital transformation project with the goal of digitizing services across the entire government and its national health system. This project highlights the need to take a comprehensive, intersectoral and interdisciplinary approach to health care, ensure better patient outcomes, and consolidate the system. Andorra is in the process of creating interoperable frameworks that support the meaningful sharing of health information. The adoption and use of standard terminologies within the electronic health record (EHR) are fundamental to these movements...

Read the full announcement at and contact with inquiries. 

June 14, 2023

SNOMED International and the Republic of Poland are pleased to announce that the Central European nation has rejoined SNOMED International, now a vibrant community of 46 Members globally. A country of almost 38 million, Poland has the sixth largest economy in the European Union by GDP. 

Poland will be represented at SNOMED International by the country’s Centrum e-Zdrowia (e-Health Centre), which implements IT projects that are key to the functioning of the healthcare system in Poland. The e-Health Centre is also responsible for carrying out tasks related to building an information society. It creates digital services and solutions that support the work of medical professionals and facilitate the management of health matters for citizens...

Read the full announcement at and contact with inquiries.