884,429 words in Shakespeare's 43 works.
* Jan 2013
Remove Redundancy, boil close to SNOMED's broad coverage
3M HDD Open Access Content, Release notes ...
HDD Access terminology content version 2 contains 215,658 unique concepts ... (BUT) Standard terminologies included are ...
Total the standard terminology clones ...
|International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) Diseases||17733|
|International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) Procedures||4663|
|International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Procedure Classification System (ICD-10-PCS)||72518|
|HCFA Common Procedure Coding System||5585|
|Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups Domain||407|
|CMS DRG Major Diagnostic Categories Domain||25|
But will you keep your clones stay in sync? The partial cloning of SNOMED highlights the sync'ing problem.
Where's the Beef?
Irritable bowel syndrome meet Esophageal cancer
One Standard Format
Each scheme is now delivered in its own proprietary format
Why not use the RDF-based, web-oriented model for knowledge schemes ...
Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS), a common data model for sharing and linking knowledge organization systems via the Web ... Many knowledge organization systems, such as thesauri, taxonomies, classification schemes and subject heading systems, share a similar structure, and are used in similar applications. SKOS captures much of this similarity and makes it explicit, to enable data and technology sharing across diverse applications.
Work on Nuance
Deliver in one format