SNOMED CT can be used in healthcare software applications that focus on collection of clinical data, linking to clinical knowledge bases, information retrieval, as well as data aggregation and exchange. The content in SNOMED CT provides a standard for clinical information that can be used as a common reference point for improving data analysis and information access and thereby results in improved patient outcomes.

To learn more about how SNOMED CT can be used read the SNOMED CT Starter Guide and look at the online listing of some of the many practical examples of SNOMED CT in Action (