The American Academy of Ophthalmology adopts SNOMED CT as its official clinical terminology.

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The road towards broad adoption of electronic health record systems is built upon a foundation of health informatics standards for vocabulary. A terminology is needed not only for an electronic health record but also for clinical decision support, access to clinical information, research, and survey purposes. Dr Chalmers notes, ”Within any field of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2007.11.026

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@article{Hoskins2008TheAA, title={The American Academy of Ophthalmology adopts SNOMED CT as its official clinical terminology.}, author={H. Dunbar Hoskins and P Lloyd Hildebrand and Flora C. Lum}, journal={Ophthalmology}, year={2008}, volume={115 2}, pages={225-6} }