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  • India COVID-19 Extension for SNOMED CT

    National Resource Centre for EHR Standards (NRCeS), a program by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) at C-DAC Pune released India COVID-19 Extension for SNOMED CT to support the ongoing effort to tackle the Coronavirus outbreak in India.
    The Extension along with Clinical Terminology can be used in healthcare applications/systems to record, retrieve, exchange, analyze, and report essential clinical information regarding COVID-19 in standardized manner.

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  • C-DAC's Toolkit for SNOMED CT (CSNOtk) v6.0 release is now available

    NRCeS has released C-DAC's Toolkit for SNOMED CT (CSNOtk) v6.0 and is now available for download. New features added in this release are following:
    Improved support for National Extension for multiple module concepts
    Introducing simple map API to provide mapping to other code systems
    Updated support for Hindi Language dialect
    Bug fixes and improvements

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  • Common Drug Codes for India (CDCI) & Drug Information Service Bundle (DISB) release is now available

    NRCeS has released CDCI & Drug Information Service Bundle (DISB) and is now available for download.
    CDCI
       - CDCI (Terminology Integrated Package)
       - CDCI (Flat Files Package)
    Drug Information Service Bundle (DISB)

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  • FHIR Profiles for NDHM Health Data Interchange

    FHIR Implementation Guide for NDHM provides essential and minimum health record artifacts that can be captured and exchanged as per NDHM Health Data Interchange Specifications 1.0. The implementation Guide is based on FHIR Version R4 and defines the minimum conformance requirements for accessing health data to achieve continuity of care in the Indian context.

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  • India Geographical Location Extension for SNOMED CT

    National Resource Centre for EHR Standards (NRCeS), a program by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) at C-DAC Pune released India Geographical Location Extension for SNOMED CT on August 11, 2020. This Extension is to facilitate standardized coding of regions of India including states/UTs, districts, and sub-districts.

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  • India Patient Instructions Language Extension for SNOMED CT

    National Resource Centre for EHR Standards (NRCeS), a program by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) at C-DAC Pune released India Patient Instructions Language Extension for SNOMED CT on August 11, 2020. This extension provides Patient Instructions Language as Hindi synonyms and covers frequency of dose, route of administration, and instructions that are generally given in the Prescriptions.

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  • General Practitioner/Family Practitioner (GP/FP) SNOMED CT Reference Sets

    The Production release of the July 2020 General Practitioner/Family Practitioner (GP/FP) SNOMED CT Reference Sets is now available, from the MLDS distribution site.

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  • SNOMED CT Odontogram refset package: PRODUCTION release now available

    The Production release of the July 2020 SNOMED CT Odontogram refset package is now available, from the MLDS distribution site.

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  • Telemedicine Practice Guidelines is available now

    Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has released Telemedicine Practice Guidelines on March 25, 2020.

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  • LOINC Special Use codes (Prerelease Terms) available in response to COVID-19

    Regenstrief released 325 Special Use codes in response to COVID-19 outbreak. The FAQsfor using these codes as test and test results are also provided.

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  • COVID-19 content added to the Global Patient Set

    SNOMED International updated its recently released Global Patient Set (GPS) for COVID-19 content. GPS a managed list of existing SNOMED CT unique identifiers, fully specified names (FSN), preferred terms in international English and status flags, made available at no cost to users. Learn more about the GPS and access provided resources on SNOMED International’s Global Patient Set information page.
    GPS Page
  • openEHR Archetype based open source software for COVID-19 screening

    openEHR International created 02 archetypes based on guidelines form WHO for Novel Coronavirus COVID-19:
    Suspected COVID-19 Risk assessment
    Confirmed COVID-19 Infection Report
    openEHR community has developed free and open source COVID-19 screening interfaces using the above mentioned archetypes.
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  • SNOMED CT Interim International Edition release (March 2020) available

    SNOMED International has released March 2020 SNOMED CT Interim International Edition release as part of the ongoing global effort to tackle the Coronavirus outbreak. The release includes the updated descriptions in relation to Coronavirus.

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  • Annuncement of emergency ICD-10 code for COVID-19

    World Health Organization (WHO) has announced assignment of an emergency ICD-10 code of U07.1 to the disease diagnosis of COVID-19.

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  • Common Drug Codes for India (Developer Preview) & Drug Information Service Bundle (DISB) release is now available

    NRCeS has released Common Drug Codes for India (Developer Preview) & Drug Information Service Bundle (DISB) and is now available for download.
    Common Drug Codes for India (Developer Preview)
       - Common Drug Codes for India (Terminology Integrated Package)
       - Common Drug Codes for India (Flat Files Package)
    Drug Information Service Bundle (DISB)
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  • C-DAC's Toolkit for SNOMED CT (CSNOtk) v5.5 release is now available

    NRCeS has released C-DAC's Toolkit for SNOMED CT (CSNOtk) v5.5 and is now available for download. New features added in this release are following:
    Migrated from Oracle JDK to OpenJDK 1.8.0
    Introducing new APIs (substanceinfo, genericinfo and medicineinfo) to access Drug Information    Service Bundle (DISB)
    Updated semantictag list dynamic through indexing
    Improved CSNOCtrl Demonstration page and CSNOFinder UI to support different screen sizes      for mobile/tablet devices
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  • SNOMED International Global Patient Set (GPS) package released - September 2019

    SNOMED International has introduced the Global Patient Set (GPS) to support the sharing of patient health information coded with SNOMED CT. The GPS is a managed list of existing SNOMED CT unique identifiers, fully specified names (FSN), preferred terms in international English, and status flags. The GPS supports health information interoperability across care settings, systems, organizations and national borders. The Global Patient Set is produced by SNOMED International under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License. GPS is made available to users at no cost, without the need for a SNOMED CT Affiliate license and it will be released annually.
    GPS Page
    GPS Implementation Guide  (334KB)
  • National Digital Health Blueprint Report released for Public Comments

    Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) report in the public domain for inputs from various stakeholders. The Union Health Minister said that the Government under the guidance of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi ji is committed to ensuring high quality healthcare, accessible to all up to the last mile. "The digital health interventions are accelerating this transformation and have a huge potential for supporting Universal Health Coverage (UHC). India has everything that can help it achieve Health for all," he stated. He said that the National Digital Health Blueprint is in line with the vision of the Prime Minister to reach each individual of this country with services at their doorstep under Digital India Programme.
    National Digital Health Blueprint Report comments invited  (3340KB)
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  • Call for ELAG Expert Advisor Nominations (2019)

    SNOMED International has just announced the call for Advisory Group Nominations. As part of this process, the E-Learning Advisory Group is seeking applications for one Expert Advisor position. Please note applications close on Friday 14th June 2019.

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  • General Practitioner/Family Practitioner (GP/FP) SNOMED CT Reference Sets

    The Production release of the January 2019 General Practitioner/Family Practitioner (GP/FP) SNOMED CT Reference Sets and SNOMED CT to ICPC-2 Map package is now available, from the MLDS distribution site.

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  • C-DAC, Pune released Software Development Kit (SDK) for HL7 / ASTM CCD

    The SDK for HL7 / ASTM CCD is available from C-DAC (www.cdac.in email: sdk-enq[AT]cdac.in) under Apache License v2.0. NRCeS provides support for integration of SDK.
    Salient features:
    - Enable quick and easy integration of CCD
    - Object-oriented API library
    - Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) under Apache License v2.0
    - Generate XML based human-readable Continuity of Care Document
    - Custom style sheet support
    - Modular APIs for reading, writing and validating Continuity of Care Document
    - Sample source code to demonstrate functionality
    - Full API Documentation
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  • C-DAC's Toolkit for SNOMED CT (CSNOtk) v5.0 release is now available

    NRCeS has released C-DAC's Toolkit for SNOMED CT (CSNOtk) v5.0 and is now available for download. New features added in this release are following:
    New explore API supporting retrieval of concepts for an attribute relationship
    Improved performance of explore, lookup and map APIs with indexes
    Import and Search SNOMED CT concepts from local reference set (without refset id)
    Local refset view support in CSNOFinder
    Ability to update individual SNOMED CT extension(s)
    View description type Definition in CSNOFinder
    CSNOFinder installer for Mac Operating System
    Updated list of enumerators for new semantic tags and attribute relationships
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  • C-DAC, Pune released Software Development Kit (SDK) v3.5 for DICOM

    The SDK for DICOM PS3.0-2015 is available from C-DAC (www.cdac.in email: sdk-enq[AT]cdac.in) under Apache License v2.0 as free and open source software. NRCeS team provides support for integration of SDK. The service is provided for free-of-charge. The latest version, C-DAC's Medical Informatics Software Development Kit (SDK) v3.5 for DICOM PS3.0-2015 has released on September 11, 2018. New added features of SDK v3.5 for DICOM PS3.0-2015:
    Enhanced the capabilities of the SDK by providing support to Media Storage Application Profiles
       - Implemented Media Storage Operations (M-WRITE, M-READ, M-DELETE, M-INQUIRE FILE-SET and M-INQUIRE FILE)
       - Implemented classes for Roles and Service Class Options (File Set Creator, File Set Reader, File Set Updater)
       - Provided test codes to demonstrate the feature
    Updated Content Mapping Resource o Implemented all Identifier of a Context Group (Context ID) and Identifier of a Template (Template ID)
       - Updated classes to reflect changes in SNOMED DICOM Microglossary
      - Updated library for all uses of SNOMED coded terms in DICOM to indicate by the Coding Scheme Designator "SRT"
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  • India Reference Sets for SNOMED CT release now available

    This release of India Reference Sets for SNOMED CT includes 30 Simple Refsets covering common diseases under National Public Health Programs and Medical Specialty / Department-wise refsets. Administrative procedures are not included in the refsets. This package depends on the SNOMED CT July 2017 International Edition, and should be used and analyzed accordingly.

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  • India Drug Extension for SNOMED CT release now available

    NRCeS has released India Drug Extension for SNOMED CT which includes about 1000 medicines/ clinical drugs concepts for tablets and capsules with oral dose form. This is a BETA release and contains a limited set of Drug concepts to allow affiliates and vendors to become familiar with the format of forthcoming national drug extension.

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  • Free and Open Source SDK v3.1 for ANSI/HL7 v2.8.2-2015 standard

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  • Free and Open Source SDK v3.0 for DICOM PS3.0-2015 standard

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  • SNOMED International The new trading name of IHTSDO

    As of January 01, 2017, IHTSDO has adopted the trading name of SNOMED International.

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  • EHR standards for India v2 (2016) released

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