ICD-11 is the next version of the International Classification of Diseases and represents the 11th revision of Bertillon’s original classification.
There is a large amount of material on ICD-11 at the WHO website. In the previous posts we have looked at the discussion about harmonisation of SNOMED CT® and ICD-11.
The most recent conference on ICD-11 was held in Japan and the report can be found here. The immense complexity of the revision is evident from some of the accompanying figures:
‘At the structural level, 2016 saw nearly 11,000 parenting changes (mostly the addition of multiple parents), 6163 entity titles were edited for completeness and accuracy,4255 changes were made to the shoreline (e.g. coding granularity), and 2200 changes were made to the different groupings in the hierarchy‘
A beta version of the online ICD-11 browser can be found here
and there are a number of important caveats included on that page (e.g. not yet approved by WHO and not to be used in coding except for field trials).
Appendix A – Other Posts in the Series on Health Information Exchanges
A Literature Review of 40 years of SNOMED
Arizona Statewide Health Information Exchange
A History of The Health Information Exchange in Pennsylvania
The Arkansas Health Information Exchange – SHARE
The California Health Information Exchange – Cal Index
Creating a Health Information Exchange in Arizona
Health Information Exchanges
Health Information Exchanges and Chronic Conditions
HIPPA and Health Information Exchanges
ICD-11 and SNOMED CT®
ICD-1 – Well…near enough
Körner Data and SNOMED: A Snapshot from 1988
Mapping ICD 9 (or 10) to SNOMED CT®
Over 1 Million Relationships: SNOMED CT ®
Standardisation of Health Information Technology in New Zealand
Statisticians were Responsible for the Development of an International Classification of Diseases
Why Do We Need Electronic Record Systems to Talk to Each Other
Appendix B – Definition of Health Information Exchange
This is the definition of the Health Information Exchange that I use (Hersh et al, 2015)
‘Health information exchange (HIE), the electronic sharing of clinical information across the boundaries of health care organizations‘
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