IHTSDO Business Meetings

The next IHTSDO Business Meeting will be held from April 27th-30th, 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark. This meeting is free of charge.

Please click here for more information.

SNOMED CT Implementation Showcase 2014

Click here for information about this year's Showcase event.

Call for Papers now open.

SNOMED CT Challenge

Test and enhance your knowledge of SNOMED CT with our online self-assessment. Click here to take the SNOMED CT Challenge or find out more about it.

SNOMED CT Implementation Showcase 2013

View abstracts and presentations from last year's Showcase.

Job Opportunities

Click this link for details of current IHTSDO job vacancies.

SNOMED CT on Twitter

Welcome to IHTSDO

IHTSDO is the not-for-profit association that owns and maintains SNOMED CT.

SNOMED CT is the most comprehensive, multilingual clinical terminology in the world. It is a vital component for safe and effective communication and reuse of meaningful health information.


We are delighted to announce that India is now a Member of the IHTSDO. Currently, the IHTSDO has 27 member countries.[more]
The IHTSDO annually gives the ‘Award for Excellence’ to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the improvement of SNOMED CT and/or its successful implementation in any aspect of health and social care across the world. The award may highlight contributions to IHTSDO’s global...[more]
As part of an agreement with Kaiser Permanente, IHTSDO has been given access to Controlled Medical Terminology (CMT) content. CMT has been designed by clinicians to facilitate the use of EHRs by clinicians and patients and provides a valuable terminology resource. The agreement with Kaiser...[more]

IHTSDO Newsletter

The IHTSDO Newsletter is a regular update on IHTSDO activities and events. To download or view the latest IHTSDO Newsletter click here.

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2012 Annual Activity Report

2012 Annual Activity Report (August 2013): (PDF download version).

Explore SNOMED CT Content

To search SNOMED CT try one of the browsers listed on the SNOMED CT Browsers page.

To view details of terms associated with a SNOMED CT identifier use the IHTSDO's SNOMED CT Identifier Lookup service.

Discover SNOMED CT In Action

Find out where and how SNOMED CT is being used around the world at the SNOMED In Action mini-site

IHTSDO®, SNOMED® and SNOMED CT® are registered trademarks of the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation.