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March 2022 Canadian Edition of SNOMED CT is now available

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The March 2022 Canadian Edition (CA Edition) is harmonized with the SNOMED International February 2022 monthly release. Content includes COVID-19 vaccine related concepts, updated immunization concepts, new French translations, and new concepts requested by Canadian stakeholders to support diverse implementation projects across the country. It also includes all terms in the SNOMED CT Common French Extension translated by French speaking member countries that are engaged in the International French Translation collaboration.

New concepts and descriptions have been created in this CA Edition to support Canadian implementations, including CANImmunize and ongoing immunization work, the Canadian Institute for Health Information HHR MDS, DD MDS, Reference Data Model (CRDM) updates, Ontario Health’s Lab Information System (OLIS), Mental Health and Addictions Data Set iGuide, and Provincial Provider Registry Implementation Guide, Quebec’s (Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec), Health and security at work (SI-SST), lab information system (SIL Provincial), Death Bulletin SP-3 and many requests related to dermatology, cardiology concepts for MendMD and ongoing modernization of gender, sex and sexual orientation (GSSO) content.

Infoway also releases updated versions of SNOMED CT subsets as part of the CA Edition. The March 2022 CA Edition of SNOMED CT and all pan-Canadian Subsets are available on the Terminology Gateway.

Release notes for the CA Edition are available here along with general editorial guidelines and guidelines for making change requests in the Canadian context.

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