Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) News: New CMT Download, Upcoming Webcast
Convergent Medical Terminology (CMT) Download
New Subset Available
The Musculoskeletal Problem List Subset from CMT is available for download. The subset includes all concepts that Kaiser Permanente uses as Problem Lists for non-injury musculoskeletal problems. There are 4,534 concepts in the file. For more information about CMT, see UMLS® News from April 2011 and Kaiser Permanente Opens Access to CMT to Support HHS Health IT Goals Frequently Asked Questions.
Training and Outreach
The next UMLS Webcast will be on September 28, 2011 at 2:00 pm ET. The topic is “An Update of RxNorm” presented by Dr. Stuart Nelson, Head of the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) Section. The Webcast will cover:
- Inclusion of National Drug Codes from RxNorm content providers First DataBank (National Drug Data File Plus) and Micromedex (RED BOOK®)
- New term types for RxTerms functionality
- Current Prescribable Content Subset
Wilder V. Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) News: New CMT Download, Upcoming Webcast. NLM Tech Bull. 2011 Sep-Oct;(382):e8.