The following SNOMED CT resources provide a framework that may be applied to different implementation scenarios.
|SNOMED CT Adoption Journey
|A pathway that leads you from getting started with SNOMED CT to advanced use.
|SNOMED CT Implementation Process
|A simple six step process that can be applied to most SNOMED CT implementations.
|SNOMED CT Implementation Maturity Framework
A five level model that categorizes implementations based on a scale of increasing SNOMED CT capabilities.
|SNOMED CT Value Proposition and Use Cases
An interactive platform that presents SNOMED CT stakeholder value propositions along with evidence that SNOMED CT adds measurable value.
|Example EMR/EHR Requirements Guide
A set of example high-level requirements for the SNOMED CT functionality in an EMR/EHR system.
The following SNOMED CT starter guides provide an introduction to SNOMED CT for different types of users.
|SNOMED CT Starter Guide
|An introduction SNOMED CT for anyone with a general interest in healthcare information.
|New Member Onboarding Process
|A description of the process to be followed when new member countries join the SNOMED International.
|National Release Center Guide
|A guide to the role and responsibilities of a National Release Center (NRC), and the relationship between NRCs, SNOMED International, implementers and users within a Member country or territory.
|Vendor Introduction to SNOMED CT
|An introduction to SNOMED CT focused primarily on the needs of vendors and developers of healthcare systems and applications.
The following resources provide guidance to help support good implementation practice.
|Terminology Services Guide
|A guide to accessing SNOMED CT content effectively using terminology services.
|Search and Data Entry Guide
|A guide to finding and saving a term and related SNOMED CT code into a health record.
|User Interface Demonstrator
|A user interface demonstration tool that documents a range of SNOMED CT best practice techniques.
|Data Analytics Guide
|A guide that explains a range of techniques for performing queries over SNOMED CT encoded data.
|Clinical Decision Support Guide
|A guide that explains a range of techniques for implementing clinical decision support with SNOMED CT.
|Introductory Guide to Translation
|An introduction to the principles and processes of translating SNOMED CT.
|Guidelines for Translation
|Guidelines on important and common issues relevant to the translation of SNOMED CT.
The following SNOMED CT technical specifications are important to many implementations of SNOMED CT .
|SNOMED CT Release File Specification
|The file format in which SNOMED CT is published and distributed.
|SNOMED CT Expression Constraint Language
|A language used to query SNOMED CT content.
|SNOMED CT Machine Readable Concept Model
|The SNOMED CT concept model rules in a form that can be read and tested by a computer.
|SNOMED CT URI Standard
|A standard format for URIs that identify SNOMED CT concepts, versioned editions, and the terminology itself.
|SNOMED CT Compositional Grammar
|A language used to represent clinical meanings in the form of SNOMED CT postcoordinated expressions.
|SNOMED CT Expression Template Language
|A language used to represent SNOMED CT expressions that contain slots intended to be completed at a later time.