IHTSDO is a not-for-profit organization that owns, administers and develops SNOMED CT.
SNOMED CT is a software product that is designed to allow healthcare users to utilize semantically accurate clinical terminologies consistently across all health systems, services and products in the world.
What We Stand For
The safe, accurate and effective exchange of health information is an essential foundation to improve healthcare around the world. We strive to determine the best global standards for health terminology and to engage with the global healthcare community to improve SNOMED CT and patient safety.
We work to ensure that SNOMED CT can be routinely integrated into healthcare information systems so that users can record patient data more accurately and comprehensively and then use tools and analytics to provide better patient care and health management.