SNOMED CT (SNOMED Clinical Terminology) provides a common language that assists with the electronic exchange of clinical health information. It enables a consistent way of indexing, storing, retrieving, and aggregating clinical data across specialties and sites of care. SNOMED CT Can be mapped to other coding systems, such as ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification), which helps facilitate semantic interoperability.
A Full release contains every version of every component that has ever been released prior to or in the specified edition. This release provides a full historical record and can be used to obtain views of the state of any component at any point in time since its first release.
In addition to 410 new concepts specific for the US, the March 2019 SNOMED CT US Edition also contains all of the content from the January 2019 SNOMED CT International Edition. This release includes and updated SNOMED CT to ICD-10-CM mapping reference with over 123,000 SNOMED CT source concepts mapped to ICD-10-CM targets.