Jargon is great!
Saves time. Makes sure only those who have been "initiated" can follow the conversation. Provides a rite-of-passage into geek club. Etc.
Hopefully the term / phrase descriptions below + abbreviation legend will help lower the barrier to entry ... at least a bit!
|DAS||Distributed Alert System||See IEC 60601-1-8|
|DIS||Distributed Information System||See IEC 60601-1-8|
|DoF||Devices on FHIR - HL7 FHIR projects focused on profiling FHIR for application to device informatics||See Projects: FHIR|
|DPI||Device Point-of-care Interoperability – IHE Devices sub-group designation||<link to IHE DEV DPI wiki>|
|FHIR||Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources – General purpose resource-based health information exchange standards typically using RESTful architecture||See HL7.org/fhir & fhir.org|
|IHE||Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise – An international standards “profiling” organization (ISO/TC 215 Liaison A)||See IHE.net|
|JWG7||Joint Working Group between ISO/TC 215 & IEC/SC 62A – Home of the SES family of standards||See ISO/TC 215 and IEC/SC 62A|
|MDC||Medical Device Communications. The series title for the IEEE 11073 series of stnadards|
|MDI||Medical Device Interoperability – General label covering entire subject area||See discussion in IHE SDPi White Paper|
|MH||Mobile Health||See Paper: SES Remote Connected Care and Mobile Health for related discussion.|
|QRL||Quality / Regulatory / Legal liability stakeholder communities||See Paper: SES MDI for related discussion|
|RCC||Remote Connected Care||See Paper: SES Remote Connected Care and Mobile Health for related discussion.|
|SDC||Service-oriented Device Connectivity – Family of ISO/IEEE/CEN 11073 device interoperability standards (see TC215 WG2)||See materials below in Presentations/Papers/Articles|
|SDPi||Service-oriented Device Point-of-care Interoperability – IHE Devices profiles using SDC & FHIR (and HL7 V2 …)||See Projects: SDPi|
|SES||Safety, Effectiveness & Security – A handy way to refer to the JWG7 focus and family of standards||See related discussions at Hanging Gardens Framework and Paper: SES MDI|
|SOMDA||Service-Oriented Medical Device Architecture - SOA architecture for plug-and-trust interoperable medical technologies defined in ISO/IEEE 11073-20701|
|SOMDS||Service-Oriented Medical Device System - A distributed collection of systems / products that are integrated using a SOA as defined in ISO/IEEE 11073-20702.|
|x73||Short form sometimes used for IEEE 11073 standards|
|DIM||Domain Information Model. The framework information model|
Personal Health Device.
|HRF||Human Readable Form. In UDI, the contents of the barcode rendered into a more human-readable form, with the different elements of the content separated out and labelled with numeric codes for, e.g. serial number, manufacture date, etc.|
|NBP||Noninvasive Blood Pressure|
In addition to the acronyms above, the following "terms of art" or phrases are often used in the SES MDI / SDPi+FHIR discussions:
|Term / Phrase||Meaning||References|
|Decoupled||In SDC, indicates a set of SOMDS PARTICIPANT system products that are independently developed ("decopuled") and can establish trust when integrated into a SOMDS.|
|Point of Care Device||A regulated medical device used in the vicinity of the patient in acute care, by qualified professionals|
|Personal Health Device||Most often a device used outside a medical setting, as for example in the home, by the patient for health tracking.|
|Plug-and-Trust||Turn on plug-and-play MDI where the components needed for establishing "trust" between decoupled products can be established at the point of connection to an SOMDS.|