The IHTSDO is an international not-for-profit organization based in Denmark. IHTSDO acquires, owns and administers the rights to SNOMED CT and other health terminologies and related standards. The purpose of IHTSDO is to develop, maintain, promote and enable the uptake and correct use of its terminology products in health systems, services and products around the world, and undertake any or all activities incidental and conducive to achieving the purpose of the Association for the benefits the members. http://www.ihtsdo.org/about-ihtsdo/
(accessed 9 Sep 08) ICN is collaborating with the IHTSDO on issues related to the nursing domain of health care.