For those who use, manage, regulate or manufacture medical devices such as vital signs monitors, pumps and infusion systems, a second pre-HIC 2019 workshop will explore Service-oriented Device Connectivity (SDC), an emerging standard for integrating devices to connected point-of-care systems to remote applications including EHRs. Todd Cooper, an international leader in Medical Devices standards and security, will be leading this session which is co-hosted by IHE Australia and Engineers Australia (Biomedical Chapter)Registrations and further information:

Program themes

  • Medical device connectivity and usability
  • Role of medical devices from patient physiological monitoring and care delivery to specialist systems
  • Health Software As a Medical Device (SAMD)
  • Integration challenges in acute care
  • Regulatory approaches
  • Patient-connected systems leveraging AI and machine learning-powered technologies
  • Impact of the widespread adoption of specialist and general EMR systems
  • Closed-loop control across multiple devices, automation of medical procedures and remote control

Who should attend

  • Anyone involved in the development, integration and use of connected medical technology
  • Clinical technologists, biomedical engineers and system implementers/integrators/clinicians
  • Medical technology developers and vendors
  • Regulatory and governmental agencies and public policymakers
  • Enterprise IT system developers and integrators of device-based content and services
  • Researchers and medical device informatics SMEs

Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) is an international healthcare integration standards organisation working with  HL7, DICOM, IEEE and healthcare professional organisations and vendors to put standard systems into practice. IHE Australia is a member of the Australian health information systems standards development community.