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Upgraded US Edition of SNOMED CT Content Request System Available; Webinar on November 2, 2017

Upgraded US Edition of SNOMED CT Content Request System Available; Webinar on November 2, 2017. NLM Tech Bull. 2017 Nov-Dec;(419):b2.

2017 November 01 [posted]

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce an upgraded US Edition SNOMED CT Content Request System (USCRS). The USCRS is the SNOMED International content request system is specific for user content requests for the US Edition of SNOMED CT. It allows users to request, modify, or make additions to SNOMED CT.

The USCRS tool is important in the effort to support the development, enhancement, and distribution of clinically specific vocabularies to facilitate the exchange of clinical data and improve retrieval of health information. SNOMED CT is one in a suite of designated standards for use in US Federal Government systems for the electronic exchange of clinical health information and is also a required standard in interoperability specifications of the US Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel.

On Thursday, November 2, 2017, there will be a live Webinar hosted by SNOMED International (SI). Staff from SI and NLM will demonstrate the new tool and answer any questions you may have about the new system.

Date and time: Thursday, November 2, 2017 12:00 (EDT)

Attend remotely:
Or by phone:
+1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)
+1 408 638 0968 (US Toll)
+1 646 876 9923 (US Toll)

Meeting ID: 594 835 162

International numbers available:

The Webinar will be recorded and uploaded to the US CRS User Guide page located on SNOMED International Confluence. This User Guide provides documentation and links to help pages on how to use the US CRS application.

Please send your questions to:

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