Articles

AAHA Diagnostic Terms Subset FlyerVTSL
This flyer contains an overview of the AAHA subset, including features, benefits, intended use, and how to obtain a copy.
Opossum or possum? Veterinary Medical Informatics Laboratory is developing a common vocabulary of termsB. Jones
Terminology DesiderataJJ Cimino
"Builders of medical informatics applications need controlled medical vocabularies to support their applications and it is to their advantage to use available standards. In order to do so, however, these standards need to address the requirements of their intended users."
Why is terminology so hard?AL Rector
"Despite years of work, no re-useable clinical terminology has yet been demonstrated in widespread use. This paper puts forward ten reasons why developing such terminologies is hard."

Presentations

Your Master Problem List - Working FOR you or AGAINST you? [PPT Presentation]CVC - Kansas City 2016 (2016)JM Green
At the completion of this lecture, the attendee will be able to site one or more benefits to structure recording of diagnosis in a medical record, be able to recognize common problems with diagnosis lists in medical record systems and have an adequate understanding of how to begin implementing the AAHA Problem and Diagnostic Terms in their own system. (Also applies to AAEP PDT)
Your Master Problem List - Working FOR you or AGAINST you? [Written Notes]CVC - Kansas City 2016 (2016)JM Green
Enhancing the AAHA & AAEP Diagnostic SubsetsTalbot Symposium - AVMA Convention 2013 (2013)JR Wilcke
"This presentation describes the reasons for developing a new format for releasing the AAHA and AAEP Diagnostic Terms subsets of SNOMED, features of the new format, and information about its availability."
The Animal Names Subset of SNOMED CT®Talbot Symposium - AVMA Convention (2011)SL Santamaria
"This presentation describes the Animal Names Subset of SNOMED-CT. This subset includes common animal groupings, production classes and physiologic classes."
The AAHA Diagnostic Terms SubsetTalbot Symposium - AVMA Convention (2010)JM Green
Managing SNOMED in your system2nd AAHA Software Vendors Summit, Denver, CO (2009)JR Wilcke
SNOMED Core Structures2nd AAHA Software Vendors Summit, Denver, CO (2009)JR Wilcke
Terms list vs. SNOMED Subset2nd AAHA Software Vendors Summit, Denver, CO (2009)JR Wilcke
Implementing SNOMED-CT in Veterinary Clinical SystemsLos Angeles, CA (2008)JR Wilcke

Web Resources

SNOMED CT® Document Library
"The documents listed on this page include formal specifications of SNOMED CT and guidance on use and implementation."
SNOMED CT® Resources
Index page of IHTSDO Resources regarding SNOMED CT®
SNOMED CT® Starter Guide
"The target audience for this Starter Guide includes people from various disciplines who may be involved at any point in the SNOMED CT information management cycle – from initial planning, clinical content definition and implementation through to use of the resulting clinical information"
SNOMED CT® Technical Implementation Guide
"Detailed specifications or release files and other IHTSDO standards, accompanied by guidance about various topics related to implementation of SNOMED CT."
SNOMED-CT® Licensing from the US National Library of Medicine
"This page contains information regarding obtaining a license to use SNOMED-CT in the US through the US National Library of Medicine."