Blog from October, 2023

Becoming a SNOMED International Member is the latest step for France, a country of more than 67 million inhabitants, in its efforts to become a global leader in digital health. France will join a community of 48 Members globally. Its SNOMED International membership builds on the country’s eHealth acceleration strategy announced in January 2021. 

It also supports the “France relance” recovery plan to accelerate the ecological, industrial and social transformations of the country, as well as the country’s 2023-2027 digital health roadmap, which seeks to employ digital technology to improve and transform its healthcare system.

The French Agence du Numerique en Santé (ANS) will serve as the country’s National Release Centre for SNOMED CT. As a Member, France will also be represented on SNOMED International’s General Assembly and the organization’s Member Forum governance bodies...

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In this new blog, Ian Green, SNOMED International’s Customer Relations Lead for Europe and Global Clinical Engagement Business Manager; and Anne Randorff Højen, Implementation Support Specialist, discuss our updated Allergy, Hypersensitivity and Intolerance Implementation Guide, developed by the SNOMED International Clinical Reference Group for Allergies and Hypersensitivity...

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October 5, 2023

SNOMED International and the Bahmni Coalition are excited to announce a joint project to produce a SNOMED CT module for integration with Bahmni's open-source Electronic Medical Record (EMR.) SNOMED International’s vision to enable improved health for patients and citizens globally is well aligned with this initiative with its potential for improving care in digitally maturing and resource-constrained regions. 

Slated to launch at the end of the year, the Bahmni + SNOMED CT project will produce a SNOMED CT module for integration with Bahmni's open-source EMR to provide structured terminology openly to digitally maturing markets. The module will demonstrate how SNOMED CT's standardized clinical terms can be used by open-source EMRs to add structured meaning to clinical information, supporting efficient exchange among healthcare systems...

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The SNOMED International October 2023 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.

With under 3 weeks to go, if you plan to attend the Business Meetings or Expo in person, or the Expo online, please register for the events asap if you have yet to do so. 

All relevant information including registration links can be found here.

Pre-registration to attend the Business Meetings via Zoom is not required

Please note:

  • If you are unsure if you have already completed the registration for October 2023 please check your emails for a message from with 'Registration confirmation' in the subject line. The system does not automatically recognise a prior registration so this will help you avoid duplicate entries. 
  • Due to changes to the Governance sessions at the Business Meetings it has been necessary to revise some of the schedule for the event. Please review the updated schedule here.
  • The accommodation block at the hotel has SOLD OUT, although you may be able to book your stay at their current rate. A list of alternative options can be found on the Expo website.

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