Supporting Organizations

Continua Health Alliance

Continua Health Alliance

www.continuaalliance.org

 

Continua Health Alliance is an international not-for-profit industry organization enabling end-to-end, plug-and-play connectivity of personal health devices and services. These services will empower information-driven health management and facilitate the incorporation of health and wellness into the day-to-day lives of consumers. Continua is a pioneer in establishing industry standards and security for connected health technologies such as smart phones, gateways and remote monitoring devices. Its activities include a certification and brand support program, events and collaborations to support technology and clinical innovation, and outreach to employers, payers, governments and care providers. With nearly 200 member companies reaching across the globe, Continua is comprised of technology, medical device and healthcare industry leaders and service providers dedicated to making personal connected health a reality. For more information visit: www.continuaalliance.org.

 

The Healthcare Technology Foundation

The Healthcare Technology Foundation

www.thehtf.org

The Healthcare Technology Foundation is a non-profit IRS 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Its mission is to improve healthcare delivery outcomes by promoting the development, application and support of safe and effective healthcare technologies.

  • Major initiatives of the Foundation include: Managing Risks of Integrated Systems and Networks in Healthcare Environments;
  • Clinical Alarm Management and Integration, and
  • Patient Safety and Education.

HTF awards include: Shepherd Patient Safety Award and the International ACEW Award. HTF is the host for the Healthcare Technology Certification Commission’s clinical engineering certification program.

Tax deductible donations are gladly accepted.

Contact: Tobey Clark, President
Email: president@thehtf.org

 

 

 

INCOSE

INCOSE

www.incose.org

Our systems engineers are building the future. The International Council on Systems Engineering is the premier international organization for systems engineering professionals.

  • Network with over 9,000 members in 50 countries
  • Advance your career with professional systems engineering certification
  •  Online access to INCOSE publications, papers and products
  • Collaborate internationally on best practices, technology and standards
  •  Annual International Symposium: http://www.incose.org/symp2013

To become part of a vibrant, systems engineering community visit www.incose.org.
Instantly read abstracts from the Systems Engineering Journal http://www3.interscience.
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The Intelligent Health Association (IHA)

The Intelligent Health Association (IHA)

ihassociation.org

The Intelligent Health Association (IHA) is an international, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improve healthcare worldwide through technology. In this effort, the IHA focuses on bringing the latest technological innovations to the global healthcare community by providing education and raising awareness about new technology. As an education-centric, vendor neutral, technology agnostic association the IHA promotes and aids the adoption and implementation of various forms of new technologies that can improve patient care and safety, reduce operating expenses and give patients/consumers real-time access to their health records. The IHA’s educational initiatives include regional, national and international symposia, conferences, webinars, newsletters, social media and publications. The association works in cooperation with standards organizations, academia, and professional societies such as IEEE, as well as government organizations including the FDA, FCC and VA.

 

 

RFID in Healthcare Consortium

RFID in Healthcare Consortium

www.rfidinhealthcare.org

The RFID in Healthcare Consortium advocates the safe and effective use of wireless based technologies in healthcare, assisted living, and nursing homing facilities. Our members are concerned with issues and solutions that pertain to the successful use of RFID, RTLS, and wireless technologies for patient care and safety. Consortium efforts include: delivering educational programs, support for standards, development of benchmark specifications, best practices, and sponsorship of educational events for all interested parties in the healthcare sector. Please join us. www.rfidinhealthcare.org, www.intelligenthospital.org, www.intelligenthospitaltoday.com

 

 

 

Wi-Fi Alliance®

Wi-Fi Alliance®

www.wi-fi.org

Wi-Fi Alliance® is a global non-profit industry association of hundreds of leading companies devoted to seamless connectivity. With technology development, market building, and regulatory programs, Wi-Fi Alliance has enabled widespread adoption of Wi-Fi® worldwide. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ program was launched in March 2000. It provides a widely-recognized designation of interoperability and quality, and it helps to ensure that Wi-Fi-enabled products deliver the best user experience. Wi-Fi Alliance has certified more than 15,000 products, encouraging the expanded use of Wi-Fi products and services in new and established markets.

Wi-Fi®, Wi-Fi Alliance®, WMM®, Wi-Fi Protected Access® (WPA), WiGig®, the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo, the Wi-Fi logo, the Wi-Fi ZONE logo and the Wi-Fi Protected Setup logo are registered trademarks of Wi-Fi Alliance. Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™, Wi-Fi Direct™, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™, Wi-Fi Multimedia™, WPA2™, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint™, Passpoint™, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast™, Miracast™, Wi-Fi ZONE™, WiGig CERTIFIED™, and the Wi-Fi Alliance logo are trademarks of Wi-Fi Alliance.

WiFi Alliance White Papers:

Wi-Fi® in Healthcare: Improving the user experience for connected hospital applications and devices (2013)
Wi-Fi® in Healthcare: Security Solutions for Hospital Wi-Fi Networks (2012)
Wi-Fi® in Healthcare: The solution for growing hospital communication needs (2011)