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Implementation process
5. Implement SNOMED CT-enabled architecture

The fifth step in the process is to implement your SNOMED CT-enabled system architecture. 

Implementation options


Implement a local development, procure a system or a combination

  1. Design, develop and test, in agile, iterative cycles, or

  2. Define the criteria to decide if to procure an existing system, a new system, or a customized system


Engage all stakeholders

  • Involve a multi-disciplinary team, e.g.

    • Clinicians, system architects, software designers, developers, management, clinical researchers, user experience designers, data security experts


Work with clinical champions, selected from the user community

  • Communicate benefits and listen to feedback

  • Implement a user training, feedback and support system

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