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  • Convergent Medical Terminology Vascular Procedures Subset
  • CMT Vascular Procedures List Subset Mapping to CPT
  • Kaiser Permanente CMT Vascular Procedures Subset


  • CMT Vascular Procedures
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • CMT Problem List
  • SNOMED Subsets
  • CMT
  • Vascular Procedures
  • CPT Mapping

CMT Vascular Procedures List Subset

CMT Vascular Procedures List Subset inlcudes 80 concepts that Kaiser Permanente uses within the KP electronic medical record. This file also includes mappings to CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) codes. SNOMED CT (Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine – Clinical Terms) concepts are based on the March 2017 United States Edition, which includes the January 2017 International Release.

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CMT stands for Convergent Medical Terminology. It is a set of clinician and patient friendly terminology, linked to US and international interoperability standards, and related vocabulary development tools and utilities. Developed by Kaiser Permanente over many years for use within its health-IT systems, CMT now includes more than 75,000 concepts.

The terminology itself was developed by doctors, nurses, specialists, and pharmacists working together with IT. The tools and utilities were created by technology specialists with input from those clinicians every step of the way. It was developed to extend and link published standards that have now been adopted by the U.S. government. The development and implementation of CMT was difficult and time consuming at first. It was a strategic investment as part of Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to improving the quality of care.

In September 2010 Kaiser Permanente, the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO) and the US Department of Health and Human Services jointly announced Kaiser Permanente’s donation of their CMT content and related tooling to the IHTSDO. The donation consists of terminology content already developed, a set of tools to help create and manage terminology and processes to control the quality of terminology that is developed. CMT also includes mappings to classifications and standard vocabularies including SNOMED CT.

CMT can be incorporated in the underlying architecture of health-IT systems to support data flow between health care providers, as it is in Kaiser Permanente today. It provides uniform concept definitions so that systems used for labs, vaccines, observations, and other medical data can communicate with each other in a common language, making data transferable between systems and among care teams. CMT allows care teams to interact with health information technology systems by providing more familiar names and descriptions so that they can coordinate with each other in an easy to understand way. Because CMT links to U.S. national standard vocabularies and code sets, such as SNOMED CT and ICD-9-CM, health data created using CMT’s clinician-friendly language can be translated as needed to standards required for quality measurement, statistical reporting, and health care reimbursement.

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John Snow Labs; Kaiser Permanente, International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization (IHTSDO), U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM);

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CMT Vascular Procedures, Kaiser Permanente, IHTSDO, SNOMED CT, CMT Problem List, SNOMED Subsets, CMT, Vascular Procedures, CPT Mapping

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Convergent Medical Terminology Vascular Procedures Subset, CMT Vascular Procedures List Subset Mapping to CPT, Kaiser Permanente CMT Vascular Procedures Subset

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Name Description Type Constraints
Parent_SNOMEDCT_IdThis is only present when the concept is a SNOMED CT Extensionintegerlevel : Nominal
Parent_SNOMEDCT_Id_2This is only present when there are multiple parent concepts for the SNOMED CT Extensionintegerlevel : Nominal
SNOMEDCT_Concept_IdSNOMED CT ID of the concept. If the concept is a SNOMED CT Extension, the SNOMED CT ID is in KP namespace.integerlevel : Nominalrequired : 1
SNOMEDCT_Fully_Specified_NameFully specified name of the conceptstringrequired : 1
Concept_Preferred_TermPreferred term of the conceptstringrequired : 1
KP_Clinician_Display_NameKaiser Permanente clinician display name of the conceptstringrequired : 1
CPT_CodeCPT_Code is the CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code mapping of the concept. This mapping represents direct, one to one mapping from the concept to the CPT code(s). When multiple CPT codes are required, they are delimited by a "/".stringrequired : 1
KP_Patient_Display_NameKP (Kaiser Permanente) patient display name of the conceptstringrequired : 1

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Parent SNOMEDCT IdParent SNOMEDCT Id 2SNOMEDCT Concept IdSNOMEDCT Fully Specified NameConcept Preferred TermKP Clinician Display NameCPT CodeKP Patient Display Name
55841001Arterial puncture for withdrawal of blood for diagnosis (procedure)Arterial puncture for withdrawal of blood for diagnosisArt puncture for blood specimen36600Arterial puncture
79827002Arteriovenous anastomosis for renal dialysis (procedure)Arteriovenous anastomosis for renal dialysisOpen AV direct anastomosis for renal dialysis36821Arteriovenous (AV) anastomosis
54817007Arteriovenous shunt for renal dialysis by external cannula (procedure)Arteriovenous shunt for renal dialysis by external cannulaInsertion external AV cannula for hemodialysis36810External arteriovenous (AV) cannula insertion
10814005Cannula declotting with balloon catheter (procedure)Cannula declotting with balloon catheterCannula declotting w balloon cath36861Cannula declotting
1048003Capillary specimen collection (procedure)Capillary specimen collectionCollection capillary blood36416Capillary blood collection
40403005Catheterization of right heart (procedure)Catheterization of right heartCath placement right heart36013Right heart catheter placement
42550007Catheterization of umbilical vein (procedure)Catheterization of umbilical veinCath umbilical vein newborn36510Umbilical vein catheterization
392230005Catheterization of vein (procedure)Catheterization of veinCatheterization of vein36000Vein catheterization
7388009Closure of arterial graft-enteric fistula (procedure)Repair of graft-enteric fistulaRepair graft enteric fistula35870Enteric fistula repair
439599008.016631761000119104Collection of blood via implanted venous access device (procedure)Collection of blood via implanted venous access deviceCollection blood via implanted venous access device36591Blood collection through venous access device