Updated November 26, 2008
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November 30, 2006
The Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI), sponsored by the American
Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and Healthcare Information
and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), accepts SNOMED International’s
Nursing Working Group as a full member, joining key nursing informatics
November 28, 2006
The Netherlands joins the group of potential SNOMED Standards Development
Organization (SNOMED SDO) charter members. Nine countries have now
expressed their intent to become members of the SNOMED SDO when
it is formed.
November 9, 2006
Sweden joins the group of potential SNOMED Standards Development
Organization (SNOMED SDO) charter members. Eight countries have
now expressed their intent to become members of the SNOMED SDO when
it is formed.
October 11, 2006
Representatives of five Potential Charter Members (Australia, Denmark,
Lithuania, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom) met with the College
of American Pathologists (CAP) in Copenhagen to discuss the creation
of a standards development organization to maintain and promote
the SNOMED CT clinical terminology.
Full Update) Exploration for the organization began in November 2005.
October 9, 2006
SNOMED International and the International Council of Nurses announce
a collaboration to complement each other’s terminologies used for
nursing practice: SNOMED Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT®) and the International
Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP®).
July 11, 2006
SNOMED International and the National E-Health Transition Authority
sign an agreement that will enable SNOMED Clinical Terms® to be
used in health information management throughout all of Australia.
May 17, 2006
ASTM International’s Committee E31on Healthcare Informatics cites
SNOMED CT as one of the preferred controlled vocabularies for representing
data elements in the ASTM Continuity of Care Record.
April 19, 2006
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) selects SNOMED CT as
the standard computerized medical vocabulary system for electronic
coding of important terms in the Highlights section of prescription
drug labeling. The decision will enable healthcare professionals
nationwide electronically to access and share critical health and
treatment information more easily and efficiently.