Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)
UMLS News and Announcements
SNOMED CT: International Release, July 2014
August 1, 2014
The July 2014 International Release of SNOMED CT is available for download. Additional updated RF2 to RF1 compatibility tools and the Member Resources file are available for download from the same Web page.
NLM Invites Nominations for IHTSDO Standing Committees - Due August 4, 2014
July 18, 2014
Call for Nominations: As the U.S. Member of the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO), the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is soliciting nominations of potential candidates for the four IHTSDO Standing Committees – Content, Quality Assurance, Implementation & Education (formerly Implementation and Innovation), and Technical. These Committees have important roles in the ongoing development of the SNOMED CT clinical terminology and in the IHTSDO. Nominations are due to NLM by COB August 4, 2014.
Complete details are available at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/news/IHTSDONominate2014.html.
New US Content Request System Tutorials Available
July 1, 2014
The tutorials are available as a link from the USCRS, the UMLS Video Learning Resources page, the NLM Distance Education Resources page and the NLM YouTube site. The tutorials cover the principles and application of USCRS divided into four modules: Introduction to USCRS, Searching on USCRS, Types of Requests, Submitting Content Requests on USCRS.
SNOMED CT: CORE Problem List Subset, May 2014
May 14, 2014
The updated SNOMED CT CORE Problem List Subset is available for download. It is based on the January 2014 International Release and 2014AA UMLS Release.
2014AA UMLS Release
May 12, 2014
The 2014AA edition of the UMLS Knowledge Sources is available for download. For information about the release, see the What’s New section of the Release Documentation.