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Sarah Sontum

Sarah Sontum

Sarah Sontum, RN, BSN joined the 3M Healthcare Data Dictionary (HDD) team in 2019. She has worked as a nurse since 2013 with experience in the Medical/Surgical ICU, Telemetry, Medical/Surgical floor, Emergency Department, GI lab, PACU and Adolescent/Adult Psych. She has been involved in terminology mapping for multiple projects and concept development using SNOMED CT, LOINC, ICD-10-CM, and ICD-10-PCS. Her interests include leveraging standard terminologies and healthcare interoperability to improve patient care and outcomes.

 Fun Facts

What did you want to be when you grew up: veterinarian

Top choice for next vacation: Sweden

In my spare time, I like to: travel, hike, snowboard

Latest from Sarah Sontum

CDC’s Data Detectives

  • Tuesday, 24 August 2021 14:54
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has played and is continuing to play a key role in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Searching in SNOMED CT® using ECL

  • Tuesday, 24 November 2020 10:09
Expression Constraint Language (ECL) is unique to SNOMED CT and allows users to build computable rules from SNOMED CT’s hierarchy and/or relationship groups.

COVID-19 Antibody Testing

  • Wednesday, 10 June 2020 09:42
There are various types of testing related to COVID-19, including molecular diagnostic, antibody and antigen testing.