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Published on February 26, 2014

Author: nortecehr



The SNOMED-CD could be a perfect connection of communication and common language between two code sets.

The common language between two code sets

 The stage 2 meaningful use criteria is growing to improve the health care IT to deliver for the particular patient  The usage of SNOMED-CT empowers EMR and providers to get in communication in a common language.  SNOMED-CT also improves the accuracy of patient data analysis.

 The SNOMED CT adoption is crucial for health care providers by 2015 for the meaningful use certification  The front line of a national movement is the health system  Mostly providers use the International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification ICD-9-CM.

 The meaningful use requirement is the usage of standardized problem list.  This promote interoperability between health care facilities, also the applications of hardware and software.

 The big implementation job is the transition from the recent ICD-9-CM  Mostly physicians do not have problem lists, period in their EHR systems  According to the planning, there is a migration in the industry to ICD-10-CM in the middle of the transition  The EHR vendors using their own exclusive abbreviations and descriptions of the patients condition

 All of the collected data on classification system, using SNOMED-CT, will be reported  The especial reporting will be required by the Affordable Care Act  The documentation specificity is the problem which require some other different ways.  About the physicians usage, it is suitable to talk about the usage of SNOMED-CT to enter data

 SNOMED-CT and ICD-10 are different systems, but working perfectly collected  SNOMED-CT is designed for the input into an EHR and ICD-10 is to output  The Health care providers must be aware about SNOMED-CT for the usage of their EHRs plus for the Meaningful Use incentives.

 Healthcare providers are using EHRs to act in accordance with Meaningful Use initiatives.  Clinicians require to document more information to support ICD-10 coding.

 SNOMED-CT terms can be planned to ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes.  SNOMED-CT terms are suited research and clinical settings.  The ICD-11 code set will planned like SNOMED-CT. Clinicians will use SNOMED for ICD-10 transition and allow the practice management systems to handle ICD-11 codes

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