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September 23, 2011 [posted]

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

Upcoming Webcast
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:

For information on RxNorm, see the RxNorm homepage. For information on the subset, see the Current Prescribable Content Subset homepage.

The Webcast link is It will be archived and linked from the UMLS Webcasts Web page.

By Victoria Wilder
MEDLARS Management Section

Wilder V. Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) News: New CMT Download, Upcoming Webcast. NLM Tech Bull. 2011 Sep-Oct;(382):e8.

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