GlobeNewswire

SNOMED International Announces Brazil as its 33rd Member

Dela

London, United Kingdom, April 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 
Brazil's Ministry of Health and SNOMED International announce that as of April 1, 2018, Brazil has joined the organization as SNOMED International's thirty-third Member.


With SNOMED CT already used in various parts of the country, Brazil joined SNOMED International to support nationwide health system transformation as a foundational element of its ehealth Strategy, digiSUS. As outlined in this national strategy, the SUS Monitoring and Evaluation Department of Brazil's Ministry of Health is responsible overall for governance of the National Electronic Health Strategy and its related evaluation and development. Demonstrated through its membership in SNOMED International, Brazil has defined SNOMED CT as the chosen international reference terminology for use in its clinical systems supporting the national ehealth strategy.

SNOMED CT is the world's most comprehensive health terminology. Founded in 2007 by nine charter nations, SNOMED International is a not-for-profit, member-owned and driven international organization. The addition of Brazil has grown the organization's Membership to thirty-three countries and territories across five continents, and enables Brazil to manage and use SNOMED CT and other related products, as well as participate on the organization's General Assembly.

"SNOMED International is proud to have SNOMED CT play a role in supporting Brazil's digiSUS national strategy" says SNOMED International CEO, Don Sweete. "Brazil envisions that a digital, data-driven environment will play a key role in accelerating a shift to value-based care, and SNOMED International is pleased to take part in progressing this journey."

Dr. Juliana Zinader, General Coordinator, SUS Monitoring and Evaluation Department of the Ministry of Health comments that "we have achieved a milestone within the field of Information and Communication Technologies in Health in Brazil. With the adoption of SNOMED CT as the standard of clinical terminology for the Electronic Health Record, the country takes an important step towards semantic interoperability." Dr. Zinader continues on to state that "a clinically validated, semantically rich and controlled terminology like SNOMED CT will add processable meaning to Brazil's EHR, playing a key role in efforts to improve the efficiency and quality of the National Health System which is of particular benefit to the health of the general population."

Brazil becomes the fourth country in the Latin America region to join SNOMED International, positioning the region for increased interoperability as well as the promise of leveraging learnings among its regional and international counterparts. SNOMED CT is part of the national infrastructure to ensure the exchange of accurate, relevant and timely information across all information systems supporting direct care, self-care and secondary uses of health information.

To learn more about SNOMED International and SNOMED CT, visit www.snomed.org.


About SNOMED International:

SNOMED International is a not-for-profit organization that owns and develops SNOMED CT, the world's most comprehensive healthcare terminology product. We play an essential role in improving the health of humankind by determining standards for a codified language that represents groups of clinical terms. This enables healthcare information to be exchanged globally for the benefit of patients and other stakeholders. We are committed to the rigorous evolution of our products and services, to deliver continuous innovation for the global healthcare community. SNOMED International is the trading name of the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation.

 

About SUS Monitoring and Evaluation Department, Brazil Ministry of health

SUS Monitoring and Evaluation Department, (DEMAS / SE / MS) is a unity of the Executive Secretariat of Brazil Ministry of Health, which oversees and coordinates activities related to the federal planning and budgeting systems; administrative organization and modernization; accounting; financial management and human resources; information and computer science; and general services.

In addition, the Executive Secretariat is also responsible for a set of internal and external tasks and information systems management activities, among them the coordination of the process of monitoring, evaluating and managing SUS information systems and the national e-health policy.

DEMAS coordinates the formulation of the SUS Monitoring and Evaluation Policy and the processes of elaboration, negotiation, and implementation. DEMAS also coordinates the implementation of the norms, instruments and measures necessary to strengthen SUS monitoring and evaluation practices. It also articulates and integrates the monitoring and evaluation actions of all activities carried out by the units of the Ministry of Health.

 

Attachment

Kelly Kuru
SNOMED International
1 416 566 8725
kku@snomed.org

Adla Marques
Brazil Ministry of Health
+ 55 61 33152220
Adla.Marques@saude.gov.br



This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions on behalf of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: SNOMED International via Globenewswire

Om

GlobeNewswire



Följ GlobeNewswire

Abonnera på våra pressmeddelanden.

Senaste pressmeddelandena från GlobeNewswire

Iconovo: kundprojekt blir framflyttat tre till sex månader8.11.2018 15:45Pressmeddelande

Fortsatt arbete med ett av Iconovos pågående kundprojekt kommer att flyttas fram tre till sex månader. Projektet avser utveckling av produkt anpassad för kund som ska svara för produktion och marknadslansering. Det aktuella arbetet var planerat att ske under fjärde kvartalet men beräknas ske under nästa år, och detta påverkar Iconovos omsättning under 2018 negativt med cirka 2 miljoner kronor. Orsaken är att kunden har beslutat att genomföra en mindre klinisk studie för att verifiera produkten innan nästa steg tas vilken omfattar investeringar i betydande mångmiljonbelopp i produktionskapacitet, baserat på Iconovos utveckling. Studien görs för kundens egna räkning och är inte villkorad av tillsynsmyndigheter. "Detta påverkar vårt resultat på kort sikt, men det faktum att kunden har beslutat att göra en betydande investering i faktisk produktion betyder att vi med stor säkerhet kan se fram emot licensintäkter under en lång tidsrymd framöver i samband med att produkten lanseras på markna

Stillfront Group AB: Inbjudan till Stillfront Groups kvartalsrapport för tredje kvartalet 20187.11.2018 14:34Pressmeddelande

PRESSMEDDELANDE 7 november 2018 Inbjudan till Stillfront Groups kvartalsrapport för tredje kvartalet 2018 Stillfront Groups kvartalsrapport för det tredje kvartalet 2018 kommer att publiceras klockan 07.00 den 22 november 2018. En webbsänd telefonkonferens kommer att hållas klockan 10.00 samma dag där Jörgen Larsson, VD och Sten Wranne, CFO, kommenterar resultatet. Presentationen och rapporten kommer efter presentationen att finnas tillgänglig på www.stillfront.com Webbsändningen nås på adressen: https://tv.streamfabriken.com/stillfront-q3-2018 För att delta via telefon, vänligen ring: SE: +46 8 566 426 63 UK: +44 20 300 898 01 US: +1 8 557 532 235 FÖR YTTERLIGARE INFORMATION, VÄNLIGEN KONTAKTA: Sofia Wretman, IR Phone: +46 708 11 64 30 sofia@stillfront.com OM STILLFRONT Stillfront är en oberoende utvecklare, förläggare och distributör av digitala spel - med visionen att bli en ledande indie-spelutvecklare och förläggare. Stillfront är verksamt genom tio näst intill självständiga dotte

Stillfront Group AB: Invitation to Stillfront Group Q3 presentation7.11.2018 14:34Pressmeddelande

Invitation to Stillfront Group Q3 presentation Stillfront Group interim report for the third quarter 2018 will be published at 07.00 CET on 22 November 2018. A presentation of the report will be held the same day at 10.00 CET via telephone conference or audiocast where Jörgen Larsson, CEO and CFO Sten Wranne are to comment on the report. The presentation can be viewed live at https://tv.streamfabriken.com/stillfront-q3-2018 To participate via phone please call: SE: +46 8 566 426 63 UK: +44 20 300 898 01 US: +1 8 557 532 235 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Sofia Wretman, IR Phone: +46 708 11 64 30 sofia@stillfront.com ABOUT STILLFRONT Stillfront is a group of independent creators, publishers and distributors of digital games - with a vision to become the leading group of indie game creators and publishers. Stillfront operates through ten near-autonomous subsidiaries: Bytro Labs in Germany, Coldwood Interactive in Sweden, Power Challenge in the UK and Sweden, Dorado Online Games

Modus Therapeutics announces FDA Acceptance of Sevuparin IND for the treatment of sickle cell disease7.11.2018 08:30Pressmeddelande

STOCKHOLM, November 7, 2018. Karolinska Development's portfolio company Modus Therapeutics announces today that the U.S Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company's Investigational New Drug (IND) application to initiate a Phase I clinical trial with subcutaneous sevuparin for the treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD) FDA has decided to accept Modus Therapeutics' IND application of sevuparin for the treatment of SCD. Sevuparin is an innovative, proprietary modified polysaccharide drug with anti-adhesive, anti-aggregate and anti-inflammatory effects due to its multimodal mechanism of action. It has the potential to restore blood flow and prevent further microvascular obstructions in children and adults with SCD. At present, sevuparin is being evaluated as an intravenous infusion in a Phase II study in SCD patients with ongoing painful crises (also called vaso occlusive crises, VOC). In order to broaden the clinical scope and utility of sevuparin in the treatment of SCD, t

Modus Therapeutics announces FDA Acceptance of Sevuparin IND for the treatment of sickle cell disease7.11.2018 08:30Pressmeddelande

STOCKHOLM, November 7, 2018. Karolinska Development's portfolio company Modus Therapeutics announces today that the U.S Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company's Investigational New Drug (IND) application to initiate a Phase I clinical trial with subcutaneous sevuparin for the treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD) FDA has decided to accept Modus Therapeutics' IND application of sevuparin for the treatment of SCD. Sevuparin is an innovative, proprietary modified polysaccharide drug with anti-adhesive, anti-aggregate and anti-inflammatory effects due to its multimodal mechanism of action. It has the potential to restore blood flow and prevent further microvascular obstructions in children and adults with SCD. At present, sevuparin is being evaluated as an intravenous infusion in a Phase II study in SCD patients with ongoing painful crises (also called vaso occlusive crises, VOC). In order to broaden the clinical scope and utility of sevuparin in the treatment of SCD, t

Oboya participates in China International Import Expo1.11.2018 15:00Pressmeddelande

Newsletter Lerum, 1th November 2018 Oboya Horticulture Industries AB (publ) ("Oboya"), a global manufacturer and supplier of products and services for the cultivation industry, will participate in China International Import Expo in Shanghai, China. China International Import Expo (CIIE) is a six-day fair held from November 5 to November 10, 2018 at the National Convention & Exhibition Center in Shanghai, China. This fair brings together companies, exhibitors and professional buyers from all over the world. The fair creates new channels for companies from different countries and regions and provides the opportunity to do business, strengthen cooperation and promote trade. Oboya's strategy is to work globally in the various markets in the cultivation and flower industry, which it's important for Oboya to participate in the major trade shows. Oboya has its own booth at the fair and will show/marketing the European cultivation products and technology to the Chinese market. The purpose of t

I vårt pressrum kan du läsa de senaste pressmeddelandena, få tillgång till pressmaterial och hitta kontaktinformation.

Besök vårt pressrum