The last decade has seen unprecedented advances in both medical device and information technologies. As the technologies used in these two sectors continue to develop and converge, new markets are created and manufacturers have responded by releasing new products and solutions. One such marketplace is Healthcare IT (HIT), where, for example, solutions are now being implemented enabling physicians to view patient records on a tablet device or remotely from the care location on a smart phone.
The first part of this paper reviewed the first one-third of the report including the Title of the Paper, the Background to its development, the Members of the Subcommittee that developed the report, Definitions, Table of Contents, Scope and Section 4. This second part of the paper will look at Section 5 (Susceptibility of Communications Receivers to Commercial EDP/OE Emanations) of the Report.
Industry standards play a major role in providing meaningful metrics and common procedures that allow various manufacturers, customers and suppliers to communicate from facility to facility around the world. Standards are increasingly important in our global economy. In manufacturing, uniform quality requirements and testing procedures are necessary to make sure that all involved parties are speaking the same language.