National Health Information Centre assures standardization of health infromatcs in range of health sector as well as for electronic healthcare services - eHealth.
The Slovak Republic is a member of IHTSDO, and National Health Information Centre asssures tasks resulting from the membership in this international organization on behalf of Ministry of Health.
National Health Information Centre joined IHTSDO in 2009, and gained a licence to use the terminology system SNOMED CT (Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine CT) for Slovakia. SNOMED CT is an internationally accepted terminology system, and covers complexly the whole healthcare.
A Memorandum on need to introduce health terminology was signed 17.09.2009 in the Slovak Republic.