PCD MEM 2009-01-21 WebEx

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Meeting Purpose

IHE PCD MEM Medical Equipment Management White Paper development discussions.

WebEx Information

Topic: IHE PCD MEM Profile TG

Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Time: 12:00 PM, Eastern Time (GMT -05:00, New York)

Duration: 60 Minutes

Note: Specific web & phone informaiton will be provided via e-mail to group members.

Contact Manny Furst for more information.

Proposed Agenda

1 Introductions & Agenda Review
2 Review Purpose of MEM =MEM Profile wiki page=
3 Review WP Brief Profile Proposal and Use Cases =2009 MEM WP Brief Profile Proposal wiki page=
4 Scope out topics for Detailed Profile Proposal
5 Discuss MEM Roadmap
6 Open discussion

Attachments / Materials

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Chair/Host: Steve Merritt
Ken Fuchs, William Hyman, Ben Mannisto, Paul Sherman, John Rhoads, Aom thongpradit, Jeff Rinda


Item Topic Discussion
1 Introductions & Agenda Review
- Chair



2 Approval of Minutes
- Chair


  • No previous minutes to approve


3 MEM Overview
  • The overall scope and topic of MEM was discussed



  • The next step after this meeting is to draft a detailed profile proposal. Steve will handle this before the next meeting.
4 MEM White Paper Brief Proposal Review
- Group
  • 3.1 Device Configuration Management
  • Include location and patient specific types of configurations
  • Include default configurations
  • Make sure to maintain harmony with existing IEEE 11073 standards
  • 3.2 Location Tracking
  • It was mentioned that this should include relationships to other IHE domains, but limit this discussion to device specific location tracking.
  • 3.3 Battery Management
  • add bullet for battery alarms
  • 3.4 Operational Status Monitoring and Maintanence
  • Keep terminology standard (PM, preventative maint., predictive maint, etc)
  • Include something for metering paramaters (i.e. vent usage, x-ray tube usage)
  • 3.5 Software Patch Management
  • Make sure to evaluate as a technical, standards based solution that could be used in patch management, not a policy solution
  • Regulatory considerations
  • Include manufacturer patch policy
  • Impact of installing patch
  • 3.7 Remote Maintanence
  • This probably would be its own profile but should be outlined/addressed here
  • Ben will provide a use case for discussion
  • 3.8 Risk Managment
  • The next step after this meeting is to draft a detailed profile proposal. Steve will handle this before the next meeting.



  • Steve will include the updates in the Detailed Proposal
  • Ben will provide a use case for Remote Maintanence
  • Steve to provide a use case for Risk Management.:*
6 Next Meeting
- Chair


  • Next meeting proposed as Friday 1/30 at 11am Eastern


  • Steve to have a draft Detailed Proposal for review
6 Open Discussion
- Group



Next Meeting

NOTE: Next Meeting TBD

(Reviewed & approved 1/29/2009)

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