In this series of posts I am looking at SNOMED CT® using the international browser. SNOMED CT® uses event descriptors. There are 117 events that I could identify including an extended period of being weightless. The event descriptors can be combined with the environment descriptors.
I thought there looks to be some overlap with the V, Y and Z codes in ICD-10 and again it will be interesting to see how this develops with the ICD-11/SNOMED CT® harmonisation.
Appendix A – Other Posts in the Series on Health Information Exchanges
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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