NOTE: Draft version was approved by WG in Q1 on 25 January 2021 (Version R1.2)



Dated                  2021-1-28

Reference           IEEE 11073 / HL7 DEVICES –  Version R1.3

Joint meeting of HL7 Devices (DEV) WG + IEEE EMBS 11073 PoCD + PHD WG and , Virtual 

Monday 2021/01/25  – Friday 2021/01/29


HL7 DEV WG Leadership:






IEEE 11073 SC Leadership:




emb-11073-Listserv: emb-11073-sc@LISTSERV.IEEE.ORG

IEEE 11073 PoCD WG Leadership:

  Outgoing: JOHN RHOADS  


  Outgoing: JOHN GARGUILO  


11073 PoCD Google Group:

Location: Virtual (On-line Only)

HL7 Site (Registration and otherwise):

January 2021 Working Group Meeting (Virtual Event)

HL7's Whova App ( Portal) site Sign In ; Whova FAQs

(Please note, DEV will NOT be using Whova for meetings)

  1. Meetings are held in the Pacific Standard Time (PST, UTC -8 hours) Zone
  2. There are joint meetings with O&O on Q1/Thursday, FHIR-I on Q1/Thursday and a joint meeting Mobile Health Q2/Thursday

Virtual Meetings Scheduled:

   Monday (Q1 + Q2 General Overview and 11073 Focus)

   Tuesday(Q1 + Q2 + Q3 11073 PHD Focus

   Wednesday (Q1 + Q2   HL7 Focus)

   Thursday(Q1 + Q2 hosting MHealth WG, Joint w/ FHIR-1 @ 9 AM PST, Joint w/ O&O @9 AM PST

   Friday(Q1 + Q2)  IHE MDIRA Project

Please see HL7  Guide for additional meeting information

Host organization:

ANSI - HL7 international - please register in advance on the web site

(see  HL7 Registration (January 2021 Working Group Meeting)) for details).


ANSI - HL7 international

  • Daily Schedule Overview

    • We will be holding 2-3 sessions per day

Daily Schedule - NOTE that the meeting occurs virtually in the US Pacific Time Zone

US Pacific Time
Central Europe Time
+9 Hours
East Coast US Time
+3 Hours


9:00 – 10:45 AM

Meeting Sessions Monday Thru Friday

18:00 - 19:4512:00 - 1:45 PM

10:45 - 11:00 AM


19:45 - 20:001:45 - 2:00 PM 


11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Meeting Sessions Monday Thru Friday

20:00 - 22:002:00 - 4:00 PM

1:00 - 1:30 PM 

Lunch Break (if going to Q3)


1:30 – 3:00 PM

Meeting Session Open, or Joint WGs

22:30 - 24:004:30 PM - 6:00 PM


3:30 PM ….

Additional meeting after Q3 (if needed)

00:30...6:30 PM ...

  • Webex Information (sponsored by IEEE-SA)

    We will be using the same Webex for the whole week as follows:

Meeting number (access code): 179 939 0449

Meeting password: WGMPST

  • Joint with other HL7 WGs

    • Orders and Observations WG Coordination

      1. At Thursday Q1 joint w/ O&O DEV BRR:  Device, DeviceDefinition & DeviceMetric   (also device Product, Catalog) 
      2. NOTE:  You must use the Whova app in order to join the meeting with OO 
    • FHIR-I WG Coordination

      1. At Thursday Q1 joint w/ FHIR-I 
      2. NOTE:  You must use the Whova app (Zoom TCcon Service) in order to join the meeting with FHIR-I
    • Mobile Health

      1. (Hosting) Thursday Q2 (11 AM Pacific Standard Time)


  • IEEE EMB 11073 PoCD WG Meeting

  • Tuesday Q1&Q2 (9:00 - 1:00 PM Pacific)

    • Welcome, Introductions, and Agenda Review (IEEE Officers)
    • IEEE Disclosures: (IEEE Officers)
      • Call for Potential Essential Patents Holders. Please contact IEEE WG co-chairs with just name and affiliation. 
      • Review of IEEE-SA Copyright Policy - IEEE Copyright Policy
    • Agenda Review (Officers)
    • 11073 PARs and Projects Update (Tom Thompson) 12:05p US ET US ET
    • IEEE 11073 SDC Update (Kathrin Riech, Martin Kasparick, David Gregorczyk) 12:20p US ET

      • SDC Organizational Update
      • SDC Core Status (10207, 20701, 20702) 
      • PKP Status (10700, 10701)
      • ModSpec/DevSpec Update (1072x)
      • Discuss and Vote on 10700 PAR Revision
      • Motion: Ballot Group Start for 10700 (Base PKP)
    • IEEE 10206 (PHD ACOM) Update (Ray Krasinski/Martin Rosner) 1p
    • Terminology / Nomenclature (Paul Schluter)
      • 10101 Update 
      • Ventilator Mode (ISO 19223 & IEEE 11073 & SNOMED alignment/mapping vendors)
    • Discuss SC and WG tools for Agenda, Listserv, etc. (ken Fuchs, T. Thompson, Kosta M.)
    • Discuss Meeting Logistics (Kosta M.)
      • Locations/Possible separate annual meeting from HL7
      • Joint meetings with other SDOs

  • HL7 Devices (DEV) WG Meeting

  • Wednesday Q1 (9:00 - 10:30 AM Pacific)

    • Welcome, Introductions, and Agenda Review (HL7 Officers)
    • Agenda Review (HL7 Officers)
    • HL7 DEV / Updates & Biz (John Rhoads + Co-Chairs)
    • HL7 DoF - focus (Chris Courville / John Rhoads)
      • PSS review / advancement etc. 
      • PHD / PoCD DoF IG update on status and progress (including publication) 
      • Review of the HL7 FHIR CAT Gemini Devices Isolation PoC Track, including PCIM application to SDPi+FHIR
    • Tooling & Testing
      • NIST Tooling Update (Garguilo / Faughn)
  • Wednesday Q2 (11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pacific)

    • Tooling & Testing (Continued)
      • NIST Tooling Update (Garguilo / Faughn)
    • Gemini SES MDI - SDC/SDPi+FHIR (Cooper)
      • Update on the Gemini Medical Device Interoperability using SDC / SDPi+FHIR program
      • Focused discussion on:
        • Do all roads lead to ... Devices on FHIR?  (considerations of the HL7 V2-to-FHIR project)
        • Is a strategy emerging for Use Cases to CA requirements integration?  (yes, Gherkin & ReqIF again)
        • IHE TF Publications – Accelerating the Evolution

  • HL7 Devices (DEV) WG Meeting

  • Thursday Q1 (9:00 - 10:30 AM Pacific)

    • Welcome, Introductions, and Agenda Review (HL7 Officers)
    • Agenda Review (HL7 Officers)
    • Anesthesia -  (Martin Hurrell ... sync with GAS Co-Chairs) - coordination TBD
      • Integration w/ DEV / updating HL7 DEV 3-year plan, charter
      • Presence on the DEV confluence site...
      • <listing with the DEV co-chairs ... assumption this is Anne's tasks and will happen auto-magically?>
      • Projects to pursue - esp. @ Anesthesia constructs in DoF IG...
      • Other topics?? 
    • UDI Implementation Guide Discussion (Kosta)
      • FHIR - Devices Document linked 
      • Present Efforts?
    • UCUM (Schluter)
      • Allowance of 'Lower case' l  (for liter -clarity) issue discussion
    • JOINT OO  - Courville to Coordinate (incl. meeting times)
      • Hosted by OO (see Whova app for access to WGM registrants)
      • Device resource definition update? (+DeviceDefinition, DeviceInstance, etc.)
      • UDI update? (DAM, IG etc. etc. etc.)
      • Use Whova app to connect to the OO meeting.
    • Joint w/ FHIR-I (John Rhoads)
      • Topics - This is mostly a listening session with FHIR-I 
      • Technical Detail Issues (to propose)- Status of FHIR Event Pattern & Workflow constructs (e.g., 
  • Thursday Q2 (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Pacific)

    • JOINT mHealth
      • NOTE:  This session will utilize the WebEx information above.
      • MH Update: cMHAFF, MHADE, SHIFT, EU Update (ISO/82304-2, mHealthHUB) (Graham / Botts / Datta / Ploeg)
      • RCC/MH TR Update (Makrodimitris / Fuchs / Datta)
      • MH Co-VID19 Battle Plan (Datta)

  • Friday Q1 & Q2 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Pacific)

    • Joint OO - DEV Report Out (Chris Courville)
    • Joint FHIR-I Report Out (John Rhoads Martin Rosner)
    • US ONC USCDI - "device settings" (see detail here) (Todd Cooper)
    • SDPi TF-3 Review, including:
      • General BICEPS Section
      • Device Specific BICEPS sections for Physiologic Monitors, Infusion Pumps, Ventilators and more!
    • BICEPS Infusion Pump Model Review
      • Review of a first draft of a comprehensive (all (4) SDC PKPs) BICEPS of an infusion pump (aligned with the MDIRA Ref Implementation)
      • NOTE:  This will fully integrate the current IHE DEV Infusion Pump Group Excel-based terminology / containment tree specification 
    • IHE MDIRA Detailed Profile Proposal Update (Cooper, JHU/APL Team)
      • Review a first draft of the IHE DEV MDIRA DPP 
      • NOTE:  this will leverage constructs from SDPi to define actors such as ICE Supervisor, Data Logger, etc., leveraging technical approaches from the JHU/APL MDIRA SDC-based Reference Implementation 
    • Interoperability levels/definition/scope harmonization (IEEE/HL7/IHE/ISO) and HIMSS
    • Discuss Meeting Logistics/Plans followup 11073 (2021 and 2022 -
      • VIRTUAL meets in 2021 plan? HL7 registrations? IEEE alternatives
      • in person meet at US-FDA location-spring 2022 (joint meets with SDOs and FDA/CDRH)
    • Action Items overview in 2021(HL7/IEEE/ISO) and coordination with other SDOs
      • websites/tools volunteers subgroup
      • Mapping progress
      • Subgroup on RCC/MH pandemic/COVID19 pilot/project (funding-students)
      • other WGs SDOs to engage invite
      • PHR/EHR coordination
      • educational flowchart to FHIR/VS2 IGs