FAQs

Please find enclosed responses to Frequently Asked Questions to IHTSDO

Why did you change your name from IHTSDO to SNOMED International?
As of December 31st, 2016,  IHTSDO adopted the trading name of SNOMED International and moved its headquarters to London. Key points: IHTSDO has t...
Thu, 9 Feb, 2017 at 2:57 PM
How do I become a Member of SNOMED International?
(Please note that only territories, meaning a country, nation or state, can become Members of SNOMED International.  Although individuals and groups are n...
Wed, 4 Jan, 2017 at 3:50 AM
Is SNOMED CT available in other languages apart from English?
SNOMED CT is a multinational, multilingual terminology. It has a built-in framework to manage different languages and dialects.  For information on currentl...
Mon, 26 Nov, 2018 at 2:40 PM
GoToMeeting: How do I set up an account?
SNOMED International and its Community of Practice (including committees, project groups and special interest groups) typically use GoToMeeting for teleconf...
Wed, 4 Jan, 2017 at 3:53 AM
What is Confluence?
SNOMED International's Confluence site supports the communication needs of SNOMED International and its Community of Practice (such as its Special Inte...
Wed, 4 Jan, 2017 at 3:54 AM
What is CRS? What was SIRS?
CRS is the Content Request Service. SIRS was the SNOMED CT International Request Submission system. It was the predecessor of CRS and is no longer in use. ...
Thu, 5 Jan, 2017 at 1:13 PM
How do I obtain a Namespace Identifier?
Please see http://www.snomed.org/snomed-ct/change-or-add-snomed-ct.
Wed, 4 Jan, 2017 at 3:56 AM
How do I get a fee waiver for SNOMED CT use for a charitable or humanitarian cause?
SNOMED CT encourages the use of SNOMED CT around the world. The Articles of Association contain a provision whereby the organization can waive standard Affi...
Wed, 4 Jan, 2017 at 3:58 AM
What is SNOMED CT ?
SNOMED CT is a comprehensive clinical terminology that provides clinical content and expressivity for clinical documentation and reporting. SNOMED CT contai...
Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 at 9:39 AM
What is SNOMED International?
SNOMED International is an international not-for-profit organization based in London. SNOMED International owns and administers the rights to SNOMED CT an...
Wed, 4 Jan, 2017 at 4:01 AM