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NamingSystem: Medication Reference Terminology (MED-RT)

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/MEDRT Version:
Active as of 2022-02-16 Responsible: National Cancer Institute (NCI) Enterprise Vocabulary Services (EVS) Computable Name: MEDRT

Medication Reference Terminology (MED-RT) is the evolutionary successor to the Veterans Health Administration National Drug File – Reference Terminology (VHA NDF-RT). Both are formal ontology representations of medication terminology, pharmacologic classifications, and asserted authoritative relationships between them.

The MED-RT code system includes relationships between MED-RT concepts and concepts in external code systems, as well as relationships between concepts only in the external code systems. The external code systems that MED-RT references include RxNorm, MeSH, and SNOMED CT US Edition.

MED-RT can be downloaded from https://evs.nci.nih.gov/ftp1/MED-RT/

For more information, please see https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/pages/vocabulary.jsf?dictionary=MED-RT

Summary

Defining URLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/MEDRT
NameMEDRT
Statusactive
Definition

Medication Reference Terminology (MED-RT) is the evolutionary successor to the Veterans Health Administration National Drug File – Reference Terminology (VHA NDF-RT). Both are formal ontology representations of medication terminology, pharmacologic classifications, and asserted authoritative relationships between them.

The MED-RT code system includes relationships between MED-RT concepts and concepts in external code systems, as well as relationships between concepts only in the external code systems. The external code systems that MED-RT references include RxNorm, MeSH, and SNOMED CT US Edition.

MED-RT can be downloaded from https://evs.nci.nih.gov/ftp1/MED-RT/

For more information, please see https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/pages/vocabulary.jsf?dictionary=MED-RT

PublisherNational Cancer Institute (NCI) Enterprise Vocabulary Services (EVS)

Identifiers

TypeValuePreferred
OID2.16.840.1.113883.6.345true
URIhttp://va.gov/terminology/medrttrue

History

DateActionCustodianAuthorComment
2022-02-17createHTAJessica BotaAdd Medication Reference Terminology (MED-RT) per HTA; UP-291