Greetings to all members of the User Support Reference Group

Join us on February 8th, 2024 from 11:00-12:30 UTC for our Implementation Webinar introducing the latest features in Snap2SNOMED

Whether you're new or experienced, this session is your chance to explore how these updates enhance collaborative mapping to SNOMED CT.

Register now for a practical demonstration and discover how Snap2Snomed can streamline your mapping process!

Registration link:

We hope to see you there!

Kind Regards, 

Anne Højen

Greetings to our mapping community! On the threshold to the new year, we're excited to roll out the latest updates in Snap2Snomed.

The tool ( continues to stand as SNOMED International’s freely available tool for collaborative mapping from diverse code systems to SNOMED CT. A range of new features are now available, increasing the efficiency and accuracy of the mapping process.

Here's a quick rundown of the key enhancements:

  • Dual Author Mode with Reconciliation: Collaborate seamlessly in dual author mode, ensuring mapping accuracy through easy reconciliation.
  • Replacement of Inactive Concepts: Effortlessly update mappings by replacing inactive concepts.
  • Display Concept Definitions: Gain clarity while mapping by directly accessing concept definitions within the tool.
  • Enhanced Export Format: Customize exports with multiple columns and notes for greater flexibility.
  • Export to FHIR ConceptMap: Boost interoperability by exporting mappings to FHIR ConceptMap.
  • Simplified Login Process: Access Snap2SNOMED more swiftly with a streamlined login procedure

In extension to this, please mark your calendars for our upcoming Implementation Webinar scheduled for February 8th, 2024, at 11:00 UTC. During this session, we will introduce the latest features in Snap2SNOMED! Regardless of your level of experience, this session offers an opportunity to discover how these updates elevate collaborative mapping to SNOMED CT. The registration link for this session will be accessible early in January at:

Kind regards,

 Anne Højen

Hello, all members of the User Support Reference Group!

SNOMED International is conducting a survey on SNOMED CT use and your input would be greatly appreciated. 
The purpose of this survey is to gather information about your SNOMED CT implementations in order to inform our SNOMED CT product and services development and to better support the user community.

If possible, please have this survey completed by December 15, 2023.

The survey should take less than 8 minutes of your time.  Please click the link below to start the survey.

Thank you for your participation!

Kind Regards, Anne 

Dear SNOMED CT implementer,

We are excited to invite you to join our upcoming webinar, "Unlocking the Power of Postcoordination: New Implementation Guidance and Real-World Use Cases", hosted by the SNOMED International Implementation Team. This interactive session will offer a deep dive into the new Postcoordination Guide, the Snowstorm reference implementation, Member use cases and adoption plans in other terminology servers.

Date: May 25, 2023

Time: 11:00 UTC

Duration: 90 minutes

Registration link:

The webinar will feature the following key topics:

  • Introduction to the Postcoordination Guide: Gain insights into the process of creating and utilizing postcoordinated expressions to represent complex clinical ideas, increasing the depth of detail that SNOMED CT can offer.

  • Snowstorm reference implementation: Explore the reference implementation of postcoordination in Snowstorm, which showcases how to effectively create, transform and store SNOMED CT postcoordinated expressions.

  • Clinical postcoordination demo: Observe a live demonstration of clinical postcoordination in action, illustrating the practical application of the Postcoordination Guide and new Snowstorm features in real-world scenarios.

  • Guest presentations from Members: Hear from guest speakers representing NRCs as they share their experiences and use cases of postcoordination implementations, providing valuable perspectives on how postcoordination can be applied in various healthcare settings.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from experts in the field, ask questions, and enhance your understanding of SNOMED CT postcoordination. Reserve your spot today by registering here.

We look forward to your participation and engaging with you during this informative and interactive webinar.

Best regards,

SNOMED International Implementation Support Team

Dear USRG Members,

We are pleased to announce that the call for abstracts for the SNOMED CT Expo 2023 is now open. We invite all interested parties to submit abstracts and share their experiences and results about the implementation and ongoing work with SNOMED CT.

By disseminating your results and experiences, we can collectively learn and advance the use of SNOMED CT with the objective of improving the quality of care and services for patients and users.

We encourage all those who have implemented SNOMED CT or are currently working on it to consider submitting an abstract. Please find further details on the event here: SNOMED CT Expo 2023

Kind Regards, 
Anne Højen

Hi all,

This is a kind reminder to join us for the next Implementation Webinar, which is held today (December 14th) at 15.00 UTC.

This webinar will be focus on the topic of Building clinical questionnaires with SNOMED CT and FHIR, and presentations will be given by Alejandro Lopez Osornio (SNOMED International) and Paul Lynch (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

To sign up for the webinar, click here:

Looking forward to see you there!

Kind Regards, Anne


Thank you to those who attended our hybrid Mapping Tooling User Group Business meeting on September 27th, 2022!  

We are pleased to see the growing interest in our Snap2Snomed mapping tool and appreciate all the valuable feedback provided during the meeting.

Please find the minutes here: MTUG Meeting - 27th September 2022

Also, don't hesitate to let us know if you have any questions about the tool or further feedback, ideas, or requirements.

Kind regards, 

Anne Højen

Dear all,

Thank you very much to those of you who were able to attend the Implementation Webinar yesterday.

The recording is now available on YouTube:

Also a reminder to all - If you would like to present at one of the upcoming webinars, or have specific topics you would like to be addressed or discussed, please email with your suggestions.

We will announce the date for the next Implementation Webinar within the next few weeks.

Kind Regards, 

Anne Højen

It's Webinar Time!

Greetings USRG Members! 

The next Implementation Webinar is approaching! Please join us on September 1st, 2022 at 11:00 UTC.

This webinar will be an ECL showcase, demonstrating the newest features of the Expression Constraint Language, and presenting use cases and experiences with this computable language.  Sign up for the webinar here:


Please join us for the next Implementation Webinar which takes place on September 1st, 2022 at 11:00 UTC.

This webinar will be an ECL showcase, demonstrating the newest features of the Expression Constraint Language, and presenting use cases and experiences with this computable language.

See the invite and sign up for the webinar here:

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Kind Regards, 

Anne Højen