SNOMED International has introduced the Global Patient Set (GPS) to support the sharing of patient health information coded with SNOMED CT®. The GPS is a managed list of existing SNOMED CT unique identifiers, fully specified names (FSN), preferred terms in international English, and status flags. The GPS supports health information interoperability across care settings, systems, organizations and national borders. The Global Patient Set is produced by SNOMED International under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License. GPS is made available to users at no cost, without the need for a SNOMED CT Affiliate license and it will be released annually.
GPS Implementation Guide (334KB)
Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) report in the public domain for inputs from various stakeholders. The Union Health Minister said that the Government under the guidance of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi ji is committed to ensuring high quality healthcare, accessible to all up to the last mile. "The digital health interventions are accelerating this transformation and have a huge potential for supporting Universal Health Coverage (UHC). India has everything that can help it achieve Health for all," he stated. He said that the National Digital Health Blueprint is in line with the vision of the Prime Minister to reach each individual of this country with services at their doorstep under Digital India Programme.
National Digital Health Blueprint Report comments invited (3340KB)
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