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Comment on Clinical Information Standards Specification ICD Key enablers

  • Comment ID: 38
'Availability of links from SNOMED CT to ICD-11 to support derivation of ICD-11 dependent on the maturity of local EPR systems.' It doesn't matter how mature you system is it not possible to provide 1 to 1 maps for every diagnosis. Final code selection will be driven by the rules an conventions of the classifications and the basis of application will often be dependent on additional information that is only available with access the individual patient record. The accuracy of the classification c
«anonymous»

Comment on Clinical Information Standards Specification ICD Key enablers

  • Comment ID: 47
Links/maps from SNOMED CT to ICD or OPCS-4 does not just involve a semantic match between the entities. It requires an expert understanding of the semantic meaning of the concept (source) as well as the business rules associated with the classification codes (target). The statistical record is a snapshot of the patient encounter presented in such a way to ensure crucial statistical characteristics. Whilst classification type entities, such as 'Other specified', 'Unspecified. and 'Not elsewhere c