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Standardization in the field of health informatics, to facilitate the coherent and consistent interchange and use of health-related data, information, and knowledge to support and enable all aspects of the health system.

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171

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 215

51

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 215

31

Participating members

29

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 215/CAG 1 Executive council, harmonization and operations Working group *
ISO/TC 215/CAG 02 Advisory group Working group *
ISO/TC 215/JWG 1 Joint ISO/TC 215 - ISO/TC 249 WG: Traditional Chinese Medicine (Informatics) Working group *
ISO/TC 215/JWG 7 Joint ISO/TC 215 - IEC/SC 62A WG: Safe, effective and secure health software and health IT systems, including those incorporating medical devices Working group *
ISO/TC 215/TF 1 Task Force on Quantities and Units to be used in e-health Working group *
ISO/TC 215/TF 2 Traditional Medicines Task Force (TMTF) Working group *
ISO/TC 215/WG 1 Architecture, Frameworks and Models Working group *
ISO/TC 215/WG 2 Systems and Device Interoperability Working group *
ISO/TC 215/WG 3 Semantic content Working group *
ISO/TC 215/WG 4 Security, Safety and Privacy Working group *
ISO/TC 215/WG 6 Pharmacy and medicines business Working group *

* The convenor can be reached through the secretariat (See contact information below)


Joint working groups under the responsibility of another committee
Reference Title
ISO/TC 12/JWG 20 Joint ISO/TC 12 - ISO/TC 215 - IEC/TC 25 WG: Quantities and units in e-health - ISO/IEC 80003, parts ISO-lead
ISO/TC 249/JWG 1 Joint ISO/TC 249 - ISO/TC 215 WG: Informatics
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 215

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 215 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/SC 62A Common aspects of electrical equipment used in medical practice IEC
IEC/TC 62 Electrical equipment in medical practice IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information technology ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Telecommunications and information exchange between systems ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 7 Software and systems engineering ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 22 Programming languages, their environments and system software interfaces ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 23 Digitally Recorded Media for Information Interchange and Storage ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 IT Security techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 32 Data management and interchange ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 36 Information technology for learning, education and training ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37 Biometrics ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 12 Quantities and units ISO
ISO/TC 37 Terminology and other language and content resources ISO
ISO/TC 46 Information and documentation ISO
ISO/TC 76 Transfusion, infusion and injection, and blood processing equipment for medical and pharmaceutical use ISO
ISO/TC 84 Devices for administration of medicinal products and catheters ISO
ISO/TC 106 Dentistry ISO
ISO/TC 121 Anaesthetic and respiratory equipment ISO
ISO/TC 154 Processes, data elements and documents in commerce, industry and administration ISO
ISO/TC 170 Surgical instruments ISO
ISO/TC 171 Document management applications ISO
ISO/TC 210 Quality management and corresponding general aspects for medical devices ISO
ISO/TC 212 Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems ISO
ISO/TC 249 Traditional chinese medicine ISO
ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology ISO
ISO/TC 292 Security and resilience ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 215

ISO/TC 215 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/SC 62A Common aspects of electrical equipment used in medical practice IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Telecommunications and information exchange between systems ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 7 Software and systems engineering ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17 Cards and personal identification ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 23 Digitally Recorded Media for Information Interchange and Storage ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 IT Security techniques ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 32 Data management and interchange ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 36 Information technology for learning, education and training ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 12 Quantities and units ISO
ISO/TC 37 Terminology and other language and content resources ISO
ISO/TC 46 Information and documentation ISO
ISO/TC 84 Devices for administration of medicinal products and catheters ISO
ISO/TC 106 Dentistry ISO
ISO/TC 121 Anaesthetic and respiratory equipment ISO
ISO/TC 145 Graphical symbols ISO
ISO/TC 154 Processes, data elements and documents in commerce, industry and administration ISO
ISO/TC 171 Document management applications ISO
ISO/TC 176/SC 2 Quality systems ISO
ISO/TC 176/SC 3 Supporting technologies ISO
ISO/TC 210 Quality management and corresponding general aspects for medical devices ISO
ISO/TC 212 Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems ISO
ISO/TC 249 Traditional chinese medicine ISO
ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology ISO
ISO/TC 292 Security and resilience ISO
ISO/TC 304 Healthcare administration management ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
CDISC Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium, Inc. A
COCIR European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry A
DICOM DICOM Standards Committee A
EFPIA European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations A
GS1 GS1 A
HON Health On the Net Foundation A
ICN International Council of Nurses A
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc A
IHE Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise A
IHTSDO International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization A
IMIA International Medical Informatics Association A
INLAC Latinoamerican Institute for Quality Assurance A
ITU International Telecommunication Union A
mHealth Alliance The mHealth Alliance A
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe A
WHO World Health Organization A
WONCA World Organization of Family Doctors A
CDISC Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium, Inc. D
CDISC Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium, Inc. D
Continua Health Alliances Continua Health Alliances D
ICH The International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use D
ICH The International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use D
ICH The International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use D
IHE Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise D
IHE Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise D
IHE Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise D
IHE Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise D
IHE Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise D
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
6-10 November 2017 Liverpool (United Kingdom) ISO/TC 215  
30-4 April-May 2018 Maringá (Brazil) ISO/TC 215 *
13-17 April 2019 Gothenburg (Sweden) ISO/TC 215 *
  October-November 2019 Daegu (Korea, Republic of) ISO/TC 215 **

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 215 - Secretariat

ANSI United States
American Health Information Management Association
233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60601-5809
United States

Tel: +312-233-1100
Fax: +312-233-1090

Secretariat direct:
Ms Diana Warner