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ValueSet: SNOMED International Global Patient Set (GPS)

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/snomed-intl-gps Version: 20200930
Active as of 2021-06-05 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: SnomedIntlGps

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  • The Licensee can redistribute the GPS.
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SNOMED International Global Patient Set (GPS) value set. The value set includes all of the codes from the SNOMED International Global Patient Set (GPS) subset of SNOMED CT. The current version of the value set contains all concepts (26,158) from the September 2020 release of the GPS (based on the July 2020 SNOMED CT International Edition release).

This value set is provided as a FHIR ValueSet resource instance for the convenience of implementers.


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)


This value set has a large enumerated (extensional) definition which is not described here.



No Expansion for this valueset (Unsupported Code System Version)

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


2023-11-14reviseTSMGMarc DuteauAdd standard copyright and contact to internal content; up-476
2021-07-01createPatient Care WGRob HausamAdd the SNOMED CT Global Patient Set (GPS) value set; UP-212