UMLS, or Unified Medical Language System

UMLS – Quick start guide

What is the UMLS?

The UMLS, or Unified Medical Language System, is a collection of files and software that brings together many biomedical vocabularies and standards to enable interoperability between computer systems. It is developed by the National Library of Medicine of the USA.

You can use the UMLS to improve or develop applications, such as electronic medical records, classification tools, dictionaries and language translators.

The SNOMED dictionary in Spanish can be easily integrated into OPENEMR to standardize medical terminology in our language. Continue reading “UMLS, or Unified Medical Language System”