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Common Drug Codes for India (Terminology Integrated Package)

Common Drug Codes for India(Terminology Integrated Package) provides listing of the concepts, descriptions, and relationships to complement the international content of the SNOMED CT International Release for use in India. The package, provided as a National Extension, builds on substances, combinations, medicinal products (generics) already present in SNOMED CT International Release and adds several of these to cover drugs available under various health programs in India.

This release package is distributed for Development, Review, Integration, Testing and Demonstration purposes only. It may NOT be used in production clinical systems or in clinical settings until a production release is available.

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Common Drug Codes for India (Flat Files Package)

Common Drug Codes for India (Flat Files Package) have been introduced to support standardized coding and sharing of drug codes without need of integrating the complete Terminology.

This release package is distributed for Development, Review, Integration, Testing and Demonstration purposes only. It may NOT be used in production clinical systems or in clinical settings until a production release is available.

Common Drug Codes for India (Flat Files Package) is available for use under terms provided in License.txt file included in the Package.

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Drug Information Service Bundle (DISB)

Drug Information Service Bundle (DISB) is a software providing a set of restful services to receive information about substances, generics, and branded medicines present in the Common Drug Codes for India released by National Resource Centre for EHR Standards (NRCeS) at Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune. The software can be useful in receiving additional reference / knowledge about the drugs in various usage scenarios.

Drug Information Service Bundle is available for use under terms provided in License.txt file included in the Package.

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India Reference Sets for SNOMED CT

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.

India Reference Sets for SNOMED CT includes following 30 Simple Refsets -

Refsets for National Programs
for Disease Control
Refsets for Specialty or Department
1. Cataract
2. Cervical Cancer
3. Childhood Diarrhea
4. Dengue
5. Iodine deficiency
6. Leprosy
7. Lymphatic filariasis
8. Malaria
9. Oral Cancer
10. Pregnancy related Anemia
11. Stroke
12. Tuberculosis
1. Cardiology
2. Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
3. Dermatology
4. Emergency
5. Fetal Medicine
6. Gastroenterology
7. General Surgery
8. Geriatrics
9. Nephrology
10. Neurology
11. Neurosurgery
12. Obstetrics and Gynecology
13. Oncology
14. Orthopedics
15. Pediatrics
16. Psychiatry
17. Radiology
18. Rheumatology

The India Reference Sets for SNOMED CT are available to Affiliate Licensees to download through Member Licensing and Distribution Service (MLDS).

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GP/FP SNOMED CT Refset and SNOMED CT to ICPC2 Map package

This package contains both the SNOMED CT International General/Family Practice Reasons for encounter and Health issues refset, and the map from this subset to the International Classification of Primary Care (ICPC-2).

The Production release of the July 2017 General Practitioner/Family Practitioner (GP/FP) SNOMED CT Reference Sets is now available, from the Member Licensing and Distribution Service (MLDS) distribution site.

The Release Notes can also be accessed online:
General Practitioner/Family Practitioner (GP/FP) Reasons for Encounter/Health Issues SNOMED CT package Release Notes - July 2017

SNOMED CT General Dentistry Diagnostic refset package

The SNOMED CT General Dentistry Diagnostic refset package contains the SNOMED CT General Dentistry refset of diagnostic terms, designed to provide dentistry with an easy to implement set of terms that covers the vast majority of care provided in the dental field.

The Production release of the July 2017 General Dentistry Diagnostic SNOMED CT Reference Sets is now available, from the Member Licensing and Distribution Service (MLDS) distribution site.

The Release Notes can also be accessed online:
SNOMED CT General Dentistry Diagnostic refset package Release Notes - July 2017

SNOMED CT Odontogram refset package

This package contains the SNOMED CT Odontogram refset, which includes a set of SNOMED CT content from the International Release - primarily terms from four of the SNOMED CT hierarchies:

  • Procedures
  • Body Structures
  • Findings
  • Disorders

The Production release of the July 2017 SNOMED CT Odontogram refset package is now available, from the Member Licensing and Distribution Service (MLDS) distribution site.

The Release Notes can also be accessed online:
SNOMED CT Odontogram refset package Release Notes - July 2017

SNOMED CT Nursing Activities refset package

The Production release of the July 2017 Nursing Activities refset package is now available, from the Member Licensing and Distribution Service (MLDS) distribution site.

The Release Notes can also be accessed online:
SNOMED CT Nursing Activities Reference Set Release Notes - July 2017

SNOMED CT Nursing Health Issues refset package

The Production release of the July 2017 Nursing Health Issues refset package is now available, from the Member Licensing and Distribution Service (MLDS) distribution site.

The Release Notes can also be accessed online:
SNOMED CT Nursing Health Issues Reference Set Release Notes - July 2017

Sr. No. Standard Name Links
1 ISO/TS 22220:2011 Health Informatics - Identification of Subjects of Health Care BIS: ISO/TS 22220
ISO: ISO/TS 22220
2 MDDS - Demographic (Person Identification and Land Region Codification) version 1.1 MDDS - Demographic
3 UIDAI Aadhaar UIDAI Aadhaar
4 Local Identifier Local Scheme
5 Government Issued Photo Identity Card Number Government Issued Photo Identity Card Number
6 ISO 18308:2011 Health Informatics - Requirements for an Electronic Health Record Architecture BIS: ISO 18308:2011 Health Informatics
ISO: ISO 18308:2011 Health Informatics
7 ISO/HL7 10781:2015 Health Informatics - HL7 Electronic Health Records - System Functional Model ISO/HL7 10781:2015 Health Informatics
8 ISO 13940 Health informatics - System of Concepts to Support Continuity of Care ISO 13940
9 ISO 13606 Health informatics - Electronic Health Record Communication (Part 1 through 3) BIS: ISO 13606
ISO: ISO 13606
10 openEHR Foundation Models Release 1.0.2 openEHR Foundation Models
11 SNOMED Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) SNOMED CT
12 Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) LOINC
13 WHO Family of International Classifications (WHO-FIC) including ICD, ICF, ICHI, ICD-O WHO-FIC
14 Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) PS3.0-2015 DICOM
15 JPEG lossy (or lossless) with size and resolution not less than 1024px x 768px at 300dpi JPEG lossy (or lossless)
16 ISO/IEC 14496 - Coding of Audio-Visual Objects BIS: ISO/IEC 14496
ISO: ISO/IEC 14496
17 ISO 19005-2 Document Management - Electronic Document File Format for Long-Term Preservation - Part 2: Use of ISO 32000-1 (PDF/A-2) ISO 19005
18 ANSI/HL7 V2.8.2-2015 HL7 Standard Version 2.8.2 - An Application Protocol for Electronic Data Exchange in Healthcare Environments ANSI/HL7 V2.8.2
19 ASTM/HL7 CCD Release 1 (basis standard ISO/HL7 27932:2009) ASTM/HL7 CCD Release 1
20 ISO 13606-5:2010 Health informatics - Electronic Health Record Communication - Part 5: Interface Specification BIS: ISO 13606-5
ISO: ISO 13606-5
21 DICOM PS3.0-2015 (using DIMSE services & Part-10 media/files) DICOM PS3.0
22 Bureau of Indian Standards and its MHD-17 Committee Bureau of Indian Standards
23 ISO TC 215 set of standards ISO TC 215
24 IEEE/NEMA/CE standards for physical systems and interfaces IEEE NEMA CE
25 Medical Council of India (MCI) under regulation 3.1 of Ethics MCI
26 Pharmacy Practice Regulations, 2015 Notification No. 14-148/ 2012- PCI as specified by Pharmacy Council of India Pharmacy Practice Regulations
27 IEEE 11073 health informatics standards and related ISO standards for medical devices BIS: IEEE 11073
ISO: IEEE 11073
28 ISO/TS 14441:2013 Health Informatics - Security & Privacy Requirements of EHR Systems for Use in Conformity Assessment BIS: ISO/TS 14441
ISO: ISO/TS 14441
29 ISO/DIS 27799 Health informatics - Information Security Management in Health using ISO/IEC 27002 BIS: ISO/DIS 27799
ISO: ISO/DIS 27799
30 ISO 22600:2014 Health informatics - Privilege Management and Access Control (Part 1 through 3) BIS: ISO 22600
ISO: ISO 22600
31 ISO 27789:2013 Health informatics - Audit trails for Electronic Health Records BIS: ISO 27789
ISO: ISO 27789
32 Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA) used must be SHA-256 or higher Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA)
33 Data Encryption using Minimum 256-bits key length Minimum 256-bits key length
34 HTTPS, SSL v3.0, and TLS v1.2 HTTPS SSL v3.0 TLS v1.2
35 ISO 17090 Health informatics - Public Key Infrastructure (Part 1 through 5) BIS: ISO 17090
ISO: ISO 17090

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