Data Integrity Presentation: SNOMED CT vs. ICD-10-CM

The following PowerPoint presentation provides an overview of SNOMED CT and ICD-10-CM, illustrating differences between the two terminologies.  SNOMED CT was specifically designed for use in clinical information systems and attempts to maintain the highest level of clinical data integrity.  ICD-10-CM is a marked improvement from ICD-9-CM as an administrative terminology, but its intended uses vary significantly from SNOMED CT.  A comparison using “desiderata” that define the idea clinical ontology and several examples are provided.

SNOMED CT ICD-10-CM and Data Integrity

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