It is a medical terminology of complete reference that offers medical content and expressiveness for medical documentation and communication. It can be used to encode, retrieve, Exchange and analyze medical data. SNOMED CT is based on compositional logic, concepts are defined by their relationship with other concepts.

SNOMED CT benefits

Coding of the clinical terminology adopted internationally in over 20 countries, translated into several languages.

Supported and maintained by the IHSTDO.


BITAC is part of the teaching team of HL7 Spain teaching various courses of SNOMED CT to professionals in the IT Sector.


International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO)

The IHTSDO is a non-profit organization. It has and manages the rights of Snomed CT and develops, maintains, promotes and enables the adoption and the correct use of terminology services to ensure a comprehensive and effective communication in the healthcare field.

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