Continua Adoption

Continua Adoption Playbook (May 2017): Please download or consider some of the updates highlighting updates from various regions of the world. 

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PCHAlliance webinar on the Continua Design Guidelines with FHIR – 24 January 2018

Responding to the growing popularity of HL7 FHIR resources among health systems that seek to allow patients to share data, PCHAlliance inn its December 2017 release added references to HL7 FHIR to complete the end-to-end connectivity from patient devices to the EHR.  A representative of the Catalan government gave an update of the role of Continua for the connected health interoperability in the region.

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Personal Connected Health Standards Prevail – 8 November 2017

A summary of government actions in various parts of Europe that advance the adoption of open telehealth standards with the objective to break the fragmentation of their personal connected health systems and realise interoperability.

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Catalonia is Advancing Open Standards for Personal Health Devices – 24 August 24, 2017

Catalonia, the autonomous community in northeast Spain with about 7.5m people, last month announced new requirements that personal glucose meters need to meet to connect with the region’s electronic health record system. These new requirements are based on PCHAlliance’s Continua Design Guidelines.

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India is Serious about Digital Health and Standards – 28 June 2017

In April 2017, the PCHAlliance and the Disease Management Association of India (DMAI) convened a high-level government industry dialogue to discuss what is needed to integrate personal connected health devices (including medical devices) with the Indian health system.  More than 60 policymakers, industry representatives and stakeholders convened in Delhi for a one-day workshop presided by Union Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Anupriya Patel. 

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