PCD Medical Equipment Management (MEM) - 2009 White Paper

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Most health care enterprises must manage 10,000's of medical devices representing 1,000's of make/model combinations. Managing these devices runs from simply having a consistent unique identification method, to determining the device's location, operational status, battery level and charging profile, software / hardware configuration (incl. serial numbers), pending upgrades or software updates, etc. The problem is that there are no common standards-based technologies for supporting these device management & maintenance activies. MEM covers use cases related to patient care device management and defines profile(s) to address these integration needs.

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No. Decision Date Description
1 Brief Profile White Paper Proposal 2008.10.01 Complete Brief Profile Proposal
2 Scope 2009.01.01 Determine the scope of the MEM white paper
3 Detailed Profile White Paper Proposal 2009.02.01 Complete the detailed proposal
4 Complete Draft White Paper for HIMSS 2009.04.01 Complete the white paper and submit for Public Comment
5 Complete White Paper 2009.05.01 Complete the white paper and submit for Public Comment
6 Resolve Public Comments 2009.10.01 ---