The 2018 Call for Abstracts is now open. Submit your abstract in one of the following streams by April 10.
STREAM A: Demonstrating Implementation Excellence
The ‘Demonstrating Excellence’ stream invites implementers from healthcare organizations, government agencies and the commercial sector share their experiences implementing SNOMED CT. Implementers will outline their rationale for using SNOMED CT, the traditional and innovative implementation approaches used including work alongside other vocabularies, the challenges faced and resulting benefits they achieved, along with commentary on the next level of planned SNOMED CT use.
STREAM B: Enhancing Clinical Practice
The ‘Enhancing Clinical Practice’ stream focuses on clinical achievements that have been made possible with SNOMED CT. Improvements in quality measures and outcomes, strengthened patient safety and population health initiatives speak to the array of outcome, efficiency and clinical benefits possible for healthcare professionals and their patients.
STREAM C: Leading Practices
The ‘Leading Practices Delivering SNOMED CT’ stream focuses on the development and enhancement of the SNOMED CT product within the national context. Presenters will share their perspectives on how SNOMED CT is implemented and maintained through first-hand experiences with translation, tooling, data element definition and governance, and approaches to maintaining up to date reference sets. Presenters may also expand on their experiences interoperating and collaborating with other health information standards, organizations and leveraging commercial partnerships.