IEC/TR 80001-2-5 ed1.0 Technical Report Published

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The International Electrotechnical Commission has released a published a new technical report of IEC/TR 80001-2-5. IEC/TR 80001-2-5 ed1.0 ed 3.0 applies to “Application of risk management for IT-networks incorporating medical devices – Part 2-5: Application guidance – Guidance on distributed alarm systems”.

The new report is available for purchase on the IEC’s website.


“IEC TR 80001-2-5:2014(E) which is a technical report, gives guidance and practical techniques for responsible organizations, medical device manufacturers and providers of other information technology in the application of IEC 80001-1:2010 for the risk management of distributed alarm systems. This technical report applies to the transmission of alarm conditions between sources, integrator and communicators where at least one source is a medical device and at least one communication path utilizes a medical IT-network. ”.

*Description from IEC website