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  • An individual patient, across time and/or care providers;
  • An individual healthcare worker;
  • Patient groups or cohorts, based on demographics, diagnoses, treatments or interventions;
  • Enterprise groups, based on teams, wards, clinics, institutions or providers;
  • Geographical groups, based on a local area, town, region or country.

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 illustrates the three main purposes of analytics with SNOMED CT. These are:

  1. Clinical assessment and treatment;
  2. Population monitoring; and
  3. Research.


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Purposes of analytics with SNOMED CT

SNOMED CT may be used to support analytics that: