Snow Owl’s collaborative terminology authoring platform

maintains terminology artifacts developed by a team and supported by business workflows. The platform consists of our terminology server with remote clients collaborating with independent authoring workflows. The platform integrates with external task management systems like Bugzilla and JIRA.

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Incredible Features: The Proof Is In The Pudding

Snow Owl is loaded with useful features, many of which are based on user requests.

Snow Owl is not only built by us, but also by our users.

Search SNOMED CT and other terminologies

Quickly find your SNOMED CT, LOINC, ICD-10, and ATC content using simple Google-like lexical searches or rich semantic queries.

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Concept authoring

Driven by a configurable concept model, the world’s most advanced authoring platform is also the most user friendly.

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SNOMED CT reference sets

Create your own subsets of SNOMED CT using all RF2 reference set types. Build query-based reference sets using expression constraint languages.

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Local Code Systems

Create your own local code systems and version and publish them like reference terminologies.

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Value Sets

Create value sets mixing and matching codes from different terminologies, including your local code systems. Use 100s of existing value sets from the Value Set Authority Center.

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Map your local code systems to reference terminologies or create cross-maps between reference terminologies. Use terminology-independent mapping sets or any SNOMED CT RF2 simple, complex, and extended mapping refsets.

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Powered by Snow Owl Terminology Server

Authoring is backed by a remote terminology server with a rich API to integrate your legacy systems.

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Review and approval workflow

Task-driven editing support for typical authoring use cases like single, dual, and dual independent authoring.

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Publication and versioning

Work with different versions of reference terminologies and version your own terminology extensions, subsets, mappings, and local code systems. Publish standards-compliant releases in SNOMED CT RF1 & RF2, ClaML, etc.

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Those Are Just A Few Main Features, There Are Plenty More

  • Google-like quick search

  • Comprehensive advanced search

  • Semantic query authoring

  • Advanced Groovy scripting

  • Concept model driven editors

  • Extensive validation framework

  • Refset comparison and subsumption testing

  • Bookmark favorite concepts

  • Integrated reporting engine

  • Issue tracking system integration

  • Manage external requests for change

  • Display, search, assign & schedule issues and tasks

  • Extensible for your own tooling needs

  • All features of terminology server

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You’re welcome to try Snow Owl with SNOMED CT, ICD-10, LOINC, and ATC.

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