Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise is an initiative by healthcare professionals and industry to improve the way computer systems in healthcare share information. IHE promotes the coordinated use of established standards such as DICOM and HL7 to address specific clinical need in support of optimal patient care. Systems developed in accordance with IHE communicate with one another better, are easier to implement, and enable care providers to use information more effectively.
IHE Patient Care Device Technical Framework Supplements Published for Public Comment
The IHE Patient Care Device Technical Committee has published the following supplements to the IHE Patient Care Device Technical Framework for public comment in the period from
June 14 to July 14, 2012:
- Asynchronous Data Query (ADQ)
- Pulse Oximetry Integration (POI)
The documents are available for download at http://www.ihe.net/Technical_Framework/public_comment.cfm. Comments submitted by July 14, 2012 will be considered by the Patient Care Device Technical Committee in developing the trial implementation version of the supplements. Comments can be submitted at http://www.ihe.net/pcd/pcdcomments.cfm.
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