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May 2024 Release of the Canadian Edition of SNOMED CT now available!

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The May 2024 Canadian Edition (CA Edition) is harmonized with the SNOMED International May 01, 2024, 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.

New concepts and descriptions have been created in this CA Edition to support Canadian implementations  , including: ongoing immunization work; the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) pan-Canadian Health Data Content Framework (pCHDCF) and Primary Health Care projects; Ontario Health’s Lab Information System (OLIS) and Provincial Health Service Directory (PHSD); other projects from Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec (MSSS) such as CNESST, CISSSMO, PTI and Synoptic colonoscopy report .

Infoway also releases updated versions of SNOMED CT subsets as part of the CA Edition. The May 2024 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.

How to browse published terms

All published Canadian Edition English and French SNOMED CT terms are also available in the Canadian Edition available in the SNOMED CT Browser. You are invited to access the tool now!

How to browse terms under development

Canada Health Infoway’s SNOMED CT Canadian Edition Daily Build Browser (CA Build) is a development environment that also provides ways to browse and search SNOMED CT Canadian Edition English and French content that has not yet been published.

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