Release Notes

/Release Notes

July 2018

Snow Owl 6.6

The 6.6 release of Snow Owl was focusing on usability and stability improvements to make it more suitable for extension building. Language reference set editing New language reference sets can now be created and set as default, so once the namespace is registered at SNOMED International, you can now build your very own extension from [...]

June 2018

Snow Owl 6.5

This release is improving the authoring experience by both enhanced performance and new features and functionalities that enable more efficient and error-proof authoring. Performance improvements Snow Owl 6.5 has introduced significant performance improvements: Over 80% reduction in time for large scale changes (e.g. for updating batches of content). It now takes exactly 26 seconds to [...]

April 2018

Snow Owl 6.4

Filter validation results When running the validation, it might be possible that some of the components are not subject to further inspection, but still they are returned as they contain errors. To ease the review of the results, the Validation Issues view can be filtered by multiple criteria. Filtering validation issues Filter by [...]

March 2018

Snow Owl 6.3

Introduction Snow Owl 6.3 was focusing on various improvements that are necessary to support the work of National Release Centers and organizations authoring and publishing SNOMED CT Editions and Extensions. Export related changes To keep up with the SNOMED International updates, the following changes were implemented in relation to the RF2 export format: Reference sets [...]

February 2018

Snow Owl 6.2

Module-based editing Snow Owl now supports extension authoring by restricting users from modifying modules they are not authorized for. Editors working under the task workflow system are only allowed to author and change components that belong to the module defined in the task scope. This helps avoid changing the core SNOMED CT content accidentally, also [...]

January 2018

Snow Owl 6.1

Introduction This development milestone continues to support validation and reporting through various functionalities and adds an updated Local Code System support to Snow Owl. Scripting support For advanced users wishing to exploit the full power of Snow Owl's API, we have provided scripting support for ad hoc queries, validation and reporting. We have integrated a [...]

December 2017

Snow Owl 6.0

Snow Owl 6.0 was focusing on various improvements and the addition of a number of new features as well. Due to underlying technology updates and large-scale improvements the version number was bumped from the expected 5.5 to 6.0. Query specification reference set improvements Create intensional refsets with a single wizard Whether you have already created [...]

October 2017

Snow Owl 5.4

dm+d dm+d Introduction The dm+d is a dictionary of descriptions and codes which represent medicines and devices in use across the NHS. It provides: the recognized NHS Standard for uniquely identifying medicines and medical devices used in patient care clear, consistent recording and communication of information relating to medicines and devices used in patient care [...]

September 2017

Snow Owl 5.3

Workflow improvements Resolution status Resolution status can be specified for all resolved tasks. The statues are following the Bugzilla default resolution statuses. When resolving a task with no changes on them, the users are presented with a warning. Select resolution status Query unassigned tasks Tasks can now be queried to retrieve those that [...]

July 2017

Snow Owl 5.2

The workflow functionality of Snow Owl has been redesigned to support a more flexible approach allowing the assignment of multiple authors and reviewers to a task. Introduction to the workflow Task lifecycle Snow Owl has been architected to author terminologies in a distributed and collaborative fashion. Users can work in the same location or can [...]