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QI progress update

Dear all

On-going status of the project can be tracked using following links in the correct sequence as advised below. The first link will show you the JIRA tickets, which are either completed or in progress. Each ticket documents progress of a a sub-hierarchy or part of it, by using the second link you can track the Clinical findings, the JIRA tickets refer to. For example QI-20 about 125666000 |Burn| is completed, by searching for "125666000" in the daily build on the second link, you will find what had been done to "Burn"

  1. Quality Initiative - Clinical Findings QI Scope, Process and Risk#ClinicalFindingsQIScope,ProcessandRisk-5.Progress
  2. https://dailybuild.ihtsdotools.org

If you have any question please contact info@snomed.org or psk@snomed.org 

Thanks, 

SNOMED Content team

Hi all,

Please be advised Monica and I are cancelling the January 2019 CMAG meeting given the size of the current agenda. We will next meet on Tuesday 12th February at 2000UTC.

Kind regards,

Cathy Richardson. 

Hi all,

Further to the discussion at the December CMAG meeting, a subset of Administrative content has been selected for first stage review. Information on the subset and the review is located: 2019 Administrative Content work. An action item has been set up for each group member. 


Kind regards,


Cathy Richardson

Please be advised of this change, you can find the detail in the following link.

ADVANCED NOTICE: Plan for the transition from Stated Relationships to OWL files

Hi all,

A confluence page has been set up to provide information on the scope, processes, risks and weekly status of the current QI work: Quality Initiative - Clinical Findings QI Scope, Process and Risk - Under Construction

If you have any questions please contact info@snomed.org or psk@snomed.org 

Kind regards,

Cathy Richardson

Hi everyone,

We have made the education presentation Making a Request Submission publicly available via a link on a page on the SNOMED International website: https://www.snomed.org/snomed-ct/sct-worldwide/change-or-add You will find it in the section 'Guidance information for making changes to SNOMED CT'. The presentation covers the processes, criteria and considerations for creating good quality request submissions and has been designed to be applicable for extensions as well as the International Edition. 

Kind regards,

Cathy Richardson

Dear all

This is a follow-up email on the DEMO release announcement to inform you that it includes Drugs and Substances. It is a demonstration of use of axioms on role, we don't expect feedback from you. The DEMO release will be taken down on 05-OCT-2018, and the content will be officially released in the International Release schedule for 31-JAN-2019. 

Please bear in mind that all "in-working-progress" documents are not accessible at this point in time, they will be released by 31-JAN-2019 together with the content. The changes in this Demo release can be viewed here https://confluence.ihtsdotools.org/display/RMT/Early+Visibility+-+Planned+changes+to+upcoming+SNOMED+International+Release+packages

Please let me know if you need further information.

Best regards,
Phuong

Hi everyone,

Please see the following information in relation to upcoming meetings:

August meeting:

  • Given our agenda is light the August meeting has now been cancelled. 

September meeting:

  • Draft agenda: 2018-09-11 - CMAG Meeting
  • Please advise if there are any topics which should be added for this meeting. 
  • Meeting will be chaired by Lesley MacNeil. Cathy Richardson will not be present at the meeting.
  • Meeting invite already provided.  

October meeting:

Kind regards,


Cathy

Hi everyone,

Please be advised the June CMAG meeting is being cancelled given the agenda is very light. The next meeting will be held July 10th at 2000UTC. An invite will be sent to CMAG members shortly.

Reviews:

  • The due date for reviews of the revamped Editorial Guide has past and the action item for this will be closed unless you have made arrangements with Monica Harry for an extension.
  • The reviews of the Request Submission presentation are due by 13th June 2018. Please contact Anne Randorff Højen and/or Cathy Richardson if you need an extension or have any questions.
  • The Request Management presentation will be made available shortly. CMAG members will receive an email on this and an action item will be set up.

Thank you everyone for your input on these items.

Kind regards,

Cathy

Editorial Guide Review

Hi everyone,

Just a reminder that feedback on the Editorial Guide is due by Thursday 31st May. Thank you to those who have provided input to date. 

Editorial guide: review of the newly revised editorial guide.

Cheers,

Cathy

Hi all,

Please see the announcement below in relation the Consultant Terminologist Program.

Kind regards,

Cathy

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Consultant Terminologist Program Update


The Consultant Terminologist Program has been undergoing a review for the past year, with both internal and external input. As part of that review, there have been many contributions to both identifying where changes could be made and also the benefits found from participating. To those that contributed, we want to thank you for your input!

We have concluded our evaluation and can now advise that the Consultant Terminologist Program will no longer be offered in the same format. Students who are currently enrolled will be able to complete the program and become certified. However, SNOMED International will not be accepting new students into the program. For prior participants needing to re-certify in 2018, the period of certification will extend for 12 months.

SNOMED International’s redesign of the terminologist education program will include the following elements:

Recertification will continue to be available for those currently certified. However in 2019 a new recertification process will be rolled out. While the full details have not been finalized, we will ensure that the Consultant Community of Practice is advised of the new process with sufficient time to meet the requirements.

As part of these changes, SNOMED International's terminologist education will reside entirely with the Education and Product Support team and will transition out of other areas such as Content and Mapping.

The Content Development Theory Course and the Consultant Terminologist Program will be redesigned into a streamlined, multi-level terminology authoring program. This program will start with a Level 1 Terminology Authoring Course, which will combine content development theory with a 'hands-on' authoring component using a training version of our terminology authoring platform. The Level 1 pilot is due to commence in September 2018.

Building on this, an advanced Level 2 Terminology Authoring Course will be piloted in late 2019. This online course will also include a hands-on component. We anticipate that this course will supersede the current Consultant Program. Further details of this course will be made available at a later date.

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Hi all,

Please be advised that the April 2018 meeting recording and notes are available. As noted the recording has an echo so additional information has been included in our notes. CMAG members are asked to review the notes and feedback on any changes or corrections. 

Kind regards,

Cathy

Hi all,

A friendly reminder that the review of the Extensions Practical Guide is due by March 23rd. If you will require an extension of time for the review please email Linda Bird lbi@snomed.org (with cc cri@snomed.org ) so she is aware that feedback will be coming.  

Link to our work item page: Review of the Extensions Practical Guide - Advisory Group Review

Kind regards,

Cathy

Hi everyone,

If you haven't yet registered for the April business meetings can I encourage you to do so. The information you'll need is located:2018 April Business Meeting Reminders If you are dialling into our meeting rather than attending in person would you let me know.

Please also note that NHS Digital has organized a 'Clinical Terminology Service Connectathon' that will run on the Thursday and Friday (independent of SNOMED International meetings.) Interested parties may register for the session via the business meeting registration link: https://web.cvent.com/event/f2e0b7e9-cf96-4deb-9ac7-61c799997465/

Kind regards,

Cathy

Hi all,

Some advice on the drug and substance changes for the July 2018 release.

Most drug and substance changes have been presented in the recent Alpha release, however the numbers are still evolving and will likely change before the final version of the release notes are generated in July. Some of the changes include use of additional axioms, which is explained in details in this briefing 

Briefing note - Use of Additional Axiom Functionality and Remodeling Product Roles.pdf 

Briefing note - Implications of describing liquid dose form product concepts using presentation strength.pdf

Kind regards,

Cathy