Download and Install MedTalk™

Download and Install the Application

Download MedTalk from the Android MarketOn your Android 2.2 telephone, PDA or tablet open the Android Market Application and find the MedTalk Application.

There are three easy ways to do this:

(1) On your device, scan the QR code to the right

OR

(2) Open a web browser on your device click the link on the right

OR

(3) On your device, open the Android Market and search for “MedTalk”

MedTalk™ SNOMED-CT Browser uses the SNOMED-CT data licensed to Pye Brook Company, Inc. by  National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine.  Our license allows us to distribute only into IHTDSO member countries.  The MedTalk application asks your device to tell it the current country.

Open the MedTalk application.  One of the next three screens will be displayed based upon the country you are in…

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If MedTalk can’t determine the country you are in you will see an informational message.

At the bottom of the screen is a button you can click to re-check your location.  Sometimes re-checking will allow MedTalk to determine your current country.

If re-checking does not work, we can manually confirm that you are in a member country if you send us an email. After we confirm that you are in a member country we can provide you with instructions on how to manually download the MedTalk SNOMED data and install it.

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If MedTalk can determine which country you are in, but that country is not enabled for automatic data download and installation, you will see an informational message.

At the bottom of the screen is a button you can click to re-check your location.  Sometimes re-checking will allow MedTalk to determine your current country.

If re-checking does not work, we can manually confirm that you are in a member country if you send us an email. After we confirm that you are in a member country we can provide you with instructions on how to manually download the MedTalk SNOMED data and install it.

Application Confirms That Your Country Licensed

download_member_countryIf MedTalk can determine the country you are in and that country is enabled for automatic data download, you will see an informational message

At the bottom of the screen is a button you can click to start the SNOMED-CT download.

After you confirm that you are connected to a reliable, high-speed network (it’s a lot of data!) click the download button.

If the download does not complete because it is too much to send over your network connected, we can manually confirm that you are in a member country if you send us an email. After we confirm that you are in a member country we can provide you with instructions on how to manually download the MedTalk SNOMED data and install it.

Click “Yes” to confirm you are ready to download and install the data.

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Acknowledge the data and application copyrights…

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Do you have enough space on your sdcard?


The application will warn you one more time about the size of the data set.  Click ‘”Yes” to continuedownload_storage_notice

MedTalk SNOMED CT Database downloads from the Internet

The compressed database will begin downloading from the Internet…

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MedTalk SNOMED CT Database decompressed

After the compressed database is downloaded, it will automatically be decompressed to your sdcard


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Download and Install Complete



When the MedTalk SNOMED CT database has been downloaded, decompressed and installed you will see a message.  Click “OK” when you are ready.
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MedTalk Status Information

statusAfter the download and install completes, and when the MedTalk SNOMED CT Browser first starts, you will see a status screen.

On the screen is information about the database, the dataset used to create the database, and the information in the database.

Click your “Menu” button and select the search option to perform a SNOMED CT search.  



 

Configure Android Search Provider settings_medtalk_snomed_highlight

The MedTalk application can also be configured to provide search results whenever you search using the “Search” button on your device.  Use your device settings screen, “search” option to add MedTalk as a search provider. 

If you enable MedTalk as a search provider, it will give you search results along with the other s4earch providers., like Google, on your device.

One thought to “Download and Install MedTalk™”

  1. I’m triying to download the MedTalk Data Base to my android phone but I can’t. I downloaded the aplication from Android Market, but the process stoped because the button ‘Donwload SNOMED-CT Database’ did not appear on my phone screen. I’m in Spain, an ISHTO member.

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