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Coronavirus clinical coding concepts now available in MediRecords


Matthew Galleto

Coronavirus clinical coding concepts

The National Terminology Service and Australian Digital Health Agency have released an out-of-cycle release of SNOMED CT®‑AU to include additional Coronavirus terms.

The new concepts included are:

840539006 |Disease caused by 2019 novel coronavirus (disorder)

840534001 |2019 novel coronavirus vaccination (procedure)

840544004 |Suspected disease caused by 2019 novel coronavirus (situation)

840536004 |Antigen of 2019 novel coronavirus (substance)

840535000 |Antibody to 2019 novel coronavirus (substance)

840533007 |2019 novel coronavirus (organism)

840546002 |Exposure to 2019 novel coronavirus (event)

MediRecords has been updated to include this latest release. This means that Coronavirus terms are now available as a reason for visit, as a diagnosis and reason for script. 

For more information regarding this release click here.

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