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Standards Releases Coming September 30, 2021

Every year at the end of March and September, Infoway releases the latest version of the Canadian Edition of SNOMED CT (SNOMED CT CA Edition).

SNOMED CT is the largest and most comprehensive medical terminology in the world. The SNOMED CT CA Edition extends the SNOMED CT International Edition with Canadian-specific requirements and is maintained by Canada Health Infoway. The September 2021 SNOMED CT CA Edition will be available via the Terminology Gateway

LOINC® is the largest reference terminology used for Laboratory and Clinical observations in Canada today. The pan-Canadian LOINC Observation Code Database (pCLOCD) is a Canadian constraint of the larger LOINC terminology and includes example pan-Canadian names for jurisdictional lab viewers and recommended units of measure for use in Canada. This is the first pCLOCD release within the new release schedule.

Standards releases will be available on Terminology Gateway on Thursday September 30, 2021.


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