Clinical Terminology v20160131

SNOMED CT-AU is the Australian extension to SNOMED CT®, incorporating all Australian-developed terminology including the Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT) along with the core international data. This release incorporates products that become available on the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits including the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Schedule on or before 1 February 2016. SNOMED CT-AU provides local variations and customisations of terms relevant to the Australian healthcare sector for implementation in Australian clinical IT systems. It is released every month with access to downloads restricted to license holders. From November 2015 the AMT is included as a formal subset of the SNOMED CT-AU release in preparation for future integration work. Clinical Terminology supersedes the individual AMT and SNOMED CT-AU download locations. These have been archived however previous versions are still available for download from this website.  

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This release note provides a summary of important content and technical changes to the combined release of SNOMED CT-AU and AMT for January 2016.

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This is an extract from the combined release containing only the AMT data files for January 2016. It is being provided in the short term for the convenience of AMT-only users. A separate release note has not been provided.

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This is the data file for the SNOMED CT-AU and AMT combined release for January 2016. It contains all of the relevant data including the SNOMED CT core terminology files and the Australian Dialect Reference Set and other reference sets for use in Australian healthcare.

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By operation of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Establishing the Australian Digital Health Agency) Rule 2016, on 1 July 2016, all the assets and liabilities of NEHTA will vest in the Australian Digital Health Agency. In this website, on and from 1 July 2016, all references to "National E-Health Transition Authority" or "NEHTA" will be deemed to be references to the Australian Digital Health Agency. PCEHR means the My Health Record, formerly the "Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record", within the meaning of the My Health Records Act 2012 (Cth), formerly called the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Act 2012 (Cth).

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