SNOMED, The Systemized Nomenclature Of Medicine

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The CDSS does have appropriate vocabularies to support it.
1. SNOMED ontology

SNOMED, the Systemized Nomenclature of Medicine is assembled into nineteen hierarchies. The vocabulary furthers future medical developments and supports evidence-based care (IHTSDO, 2016b). SNOMED CT usage is fundamental in the medical field because the patients, the clinicians, and the population all benefit from its usage. There is better communication if this ontology is employed within Electronic Health Records (EHRs) amongst all entities involved and information and support are provided in real time. According to (IHTSDO, 2016d), individuals benefit from this ontology because their record is always accurate and consistent information is documented during a
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