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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Healthcare’s digital transformation: Telemedicine, data protection and cybersecurity

Health is what we all have in common. When it’s protected, it empowers people to prosper; but when it’s neglected, it can have devastating consequences, not just for individuals but for entire communities.

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