Using SNOMED and HL7 Together

  • Tim Benson
Part of the Health Information Technology Standards book series (HITS)


In this chapter, we discuss some of the implementation issues of using SNOMED and HL7 together. This is an area where development is taking place quite rapidly, and it is difficult to make definitive statements about how each should be used. Instead, we focus on the core principles.


Clinical Decision Support Unify Medical Language System Problem List Semantic Interoperability Electronic Patient Record System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Benson
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  1. 1.Abies Ltd HermitageBerkshireUK

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