A re-worked version of the e-discharge summary standard has been published by the Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB).
NHS Digital will be having a “big drive” on standardising clinical terminology across health and social care, Beverley Bryant has told delegates at the 2017 e-Health Week conference.
In the second part of a two-part look ahead to 2017, Digital Health News asked some UK digital health leaders for their predictions for the year to come.
This week’s industry round-up includes news of IT go-lives from NHS Wales, McKesson and TPP.
SNOMED to replace Read Codes by 2020 and primary care systems must move to the clinical terminology by the end of 2016
More GP systems will be accredited for GP2GP record transfer in the next two years, and these will include systems that use CTV3 coding, according to NHS Connecting for Health. In an interview to update EHI Primary Care on the progress of GP2GP since the project won the intereperability prize in last year’s E-Health Insider Awards in […]
The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation and the World Health Organisation have signed a collaborative agreement to utilise WHO classifications and SNOMED CT together. The collaboration aims to create an integrated classifications and terminology system that will improve patient information for health policy, health services management and research across the world. Martin Severs, chair […]
Spain has become the eleventh country to join the international healthcare standards development organisation (IHTSDO), the organisation aimed at spreading the use of standardised clinical terminology SNOMED CT. Spain will join the global effort to develop, maintain and spread the use of the clinical terminology, which aims to promote consistency, accuracy and reliability of health […]
Choose and Book is launching a major upgrade to its service at the end of this month.
Health Level Seven, the international healthcare IT standards body, has partnered with the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation, a provider of standardised clinical terminology. The partnership is designed to foster interoperability and lead to improvements in patient safety by eliminating gaps and overlaps between the HL7 and IHTSDO standards. The focus of joint work […]