30 May 2016
The NPU Steering Committee held its annual face-to-face meeting on 12 May in Copenhagen, hosted by the Danish Health Data Authority. A well-attended meeting was conducted in a lively and constructive atmosphere covering a range of important topics.
Present in person: Left to right: Gunnar Nordin (Sweden); Karen Marie Lyng (Denmark); Colin Humphris (IUPAC); Ulla Magdal Petersen (Denmark); Graham Beastall (IFCC); Alfhild Stokke (Norway); Urban Forsum (IUPAC); Helle Moller Johannessen (Denmark).
Attending by Skype: Daniel Karlsson (Sweden); Robert Flatman (Australia)
The Steering Committee took the following decisions:
The Steering Committee held an in-depth consideration of its working relationship with the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO) and the opportunities to further the alignment of NPU terminology with the SNOMED CT system of international health terminology.