ITU And Continua Heath Alliance To Host E-Health Interop Event

Simão Ferraz de Campos Neto | itu4u | October 21, 2013

ITU and Continua Health Alliance are organizing an event to analyze recent developments in the e-health sphere, shed light on emerging product offerings, and assess the interoperability of e-health solutions developed in accordance with Continua’s Design Guidelines.

The four-day event will run 28-31 October 2013 at ITU headquarters in Geneva. It will uncover recent market developments and their implications for e-health standardization, but the chief purpose of the event will be to conduct interoperability tests following Continua’s Design Guidelines, which are currently being transposed into the draft Recommendation ITU-T H.IDGPHS ”Interoperability design guidelines for personal health systems”.

The afternoon of the 29th will, in addition, host a meeting of experts representing ITU, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 11073 Personal Health Devices Work Group (IEEE 11073 PHD WG) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to progress e-health standardization work of common interest to the three organizations.