Telemedicine, electronic patient files, mobile fitness apps and similar software solutions bear great potential for improving people's well-being. Standards for health-related IT applications enhance data interoperability, security, and user experience, facilitating better patient care and medical research.

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Tech-enabled healthcare: How innovations are shaping the future of medicine

Health connects each one of us to one another. No matter where we are in the world, who we are or what we do, the state of our health is a key determinant in our quality of life. 

Electronic health records explained

Electronic health records can revolutionize healthcare for both patients and providers. By promoting collaboration between health professionals, they foster a patient-centred approach to healthcare delivery.

An easy guide to understanding healthcare data analytics

In this brave new world, virtually every person generates data. Like many industries, the healthcare sector is increasingly moving towards data as the foundation of its decision making.

Top standards

Standard
IEC 81001-5-1:2021
Health software and health IT systems safety, effectiveness and security
Part 5-1: Security

Activities in the product life cycle

Standard
IEC 62304:2006
Medical device software
Software life cycle processes
Standard
ISO/TR 80002-2:2017
Medical device software
Part 2: Validation of software for medical device quality systems