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Mission Statement

Brief statement of the clinical or operational domain and set of issues the domain addresses.


The Devices Domain (DEV) was created in 2019 as an expansion of the original Patient Care Device Domain. Along with regulated Patient Care Device, DEV now includes Personal Connected Health (PCH) and the Device Point-of-Care Interoperability (DPi). These three groups are mostly autonomous sub-domains with the Devices Domain.

DEV Subdomains

DEV consists of three sub-domains addressing different clinical needs and use models. For further information on each, please go to the relevant wiki page:

Patient Care Device (PCD) - PCD Wiki page
Personal Connected Health (PCH) - PCH Wiki page
Device Point of Care Interoperability - DPi Wiki Page


Each Sub-Domain has its own sponsors.

For Patient Care Device (PCD), the sponsors are:

American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE),
Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), and
Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).

For Personal Connected Health (PCH), the Sponsor is:

Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA)

For Device Point-of-Care Interoperability (DPi), the sponsor is:


DEV has an overall Guidance Committee, consisting of representatives from each Sub-Domain’s Planning and Technical Committees.

Additionally, each Sub-Domain has it’s own Planning and Technical Committees

PCD Planning Committee
PCD Technical Committee
PCH Combined Planning & Technical Committee
SDPi Planning Committees -
SDPi Technical Committee -

Additionally, each Sub-Domain may have workgroups or task forces for specialty applications/implementations within their area.


One line descriptions of the profiles (final text and trial implementation) published by the domain, as well as links to the more detailed descriptions on the Wiki and to the Technical Framework pages. PCD Profiles are listed in each Sub-Domain’s wiki page:

PCD - PCD Profiles


DPi -


To learn more about the Devices Domain, please contact the Domain Secretary at


Domain Coordination Committee