The Pharmacy HIT Collaborative now has an updated release of SNOMED CT value sets for pharmacy documentation. The value sets are accessible from the National Library of Medicine’s Value Set Authority Center.

SNOMED CT is a coding terminology used for clinical documentation and is a federally recognized health IT standard. Codes are grouped into value sets to guide software implementation and support data exchange and reporting.

“The value sets are designed to support standardized documentation of pharmacy services across all practice settings, regardless of which software is used to capture the data,” notes Shelly Spiro, executive director of the Pharmacy HIT Collaborative. “All data derived from the value sets could be used to exchange clinical information between providers or report quality measures for public and private quality payment progr

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