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HEALTHCARE AND LIFE SCIENCES PRACTICE
The IEEE SA Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice is a global platform of excellence bringing together committed volunteer stakeholders to evaluate, validate, and develop solutions for establishing trust in new technology applications that will afford the right to safety, security and protection of life. The practice is focused on three main priority areas - clinical health, bio/pharmaceutical value chain, and wellness - designed to address the obstacles to universal and sustainable quality of care for all individuals.
 
FEATURED COLLABORATIONS

WAMIII VIRTUAL TALK SERIES
The IEEE SA WAMIII (Wearables and Medical IoT Interoperability & Intelligence) Virtual Talk Series features global experts introducing challenges and opportunities, sharing insights on latest technology developments, and outcomes standards adoption in the connected wireless medical devices domain. Topics of discussion focus on communication and connectivity challenges for devices in, on and around the patient, data portability, validation and interoperability, patient data agency, and frameworks needed for mobilizing critical and urgent care units to the home. The series kicked off in March 2020 and is ongoing with new live sessions added monthly. Register free for access to on-demand and upcoming live broadcasts.
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PANDEMICS & ETHICS: CAN CONTACT TRACING APPLICATIONS ADDRESS BOTH EFFECTIVELY?
Contact tracing applications and contact tracing technologies (CTA/CTT) continue to be cited as approaches to help manage the spread of COVID-19. View the latest whitepaper from the IEEE SA ECPAIS community for addressing transparency, accountability, ethical considerations, and privacy.
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COMING SOON
RE-THINK HEALTH PODCAST SERIES:
Understanding New Tools and Approaches for Better Health Outcomes



Exploring the possibilities and challenges
in the adoption of new technologies.

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Maria Palombini, Practice Lead, Director, Emerging Communities & Opportunities Development

 

  EVENTS
  LEADING PERSPECTIVES
  RESOURCES
  THE PRACTICE
MARKET COLLABORATIONS
BIO / PHARMA

Optimizing the pharmaceutical value chain from R&D through drug distribution with new technology applications that enable a more inclusive and efficacious approach enhancing patient outcomes.

 

 

CLINICAL HEALTH

New technology applications enabling a patient-driven approach to monitoring, diagnosis, and therapeutic delivery with precision and efficiency for all individuals.


 

 

WELLNESS

Enabling foundational technology frameworks for immediate response to national emergencies, disease outbreaks, and climate impact on food sustainability and security, while protecting the security and privacy of the most vulnerable.

 

 

FEATURED STANDARDS
RELATED STANDARDS

IEEE P2677.31

Blockchain-based Omnidirectional Pandemic/epidemic Surveillance: Healthcare Application Programming Interface

IEEE 11073

Medical Devices Family of Standards

 

 

IEEE P2418.6

Framework for DLT in Healthcare and Life Sciences

 

 

STRATEGIC COLLABORATORS
RELATED STANDARDS
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Technology and Data Harmonization for Decentralized Clinical Trials Certification Incubator Program
 
 
Transforming Telehealth Paradigm – Connectivity, Privacy and Security
 
 
Certify Connected Wireless Medical Devices are Secure and Safe for Patients (PDF)
 
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