Quality-of-Life Standards

Several IEEE standards focus on health-device communication

7 June 2013

IEEE 11073-10441
Released March 2013

The “Standard for Health Informatics—Personal Health Device Communication Part 10441: Device Specialization—Cardiovascular Fitness and Activity Monitor” supports interoperable communications among devices that measure both a person’s activity and physiological responses, and compute engines, such as cellphones, computers, and set-top boxes.

ISO/IEEE 11073-10417
Released January 2012

The “Standard for Health Informatics—Personal Health Device Communication—Part 10417: Device Specialization—Glucose Meter” supports plug-and-play interoperability between personal glucose meters and compute engines.

ISO/IEEE 11073-10407
Released May 2010

The “ISO/IEEE Standard for Health Informatics—Personal Health Device Communication—Part 10407: Device Specialization—Blood Pressure Monitor” defines communications between personal telehealth blood pressure monitors and compute engines in a manner that enables plug-and-play interoperability.

The following standard is under development. If approved by the IEEE-SA Standards Board, it will be added to the IEEE 11073 family.

IEEE P11073-10419
The “Draft Standard for Health Informatics—Personal Health Device Communication—Device Specialization—Insulin Pump” specifies the possibilities of information exchange between interoperable insulin pumps and compute engines.


For more information on these and other standards, visit the the IEEE Standards Web page.

 

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