U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2017 to Focus on Intelligent Systems in Modern Healthcare

October 9, 2017 -

Co-Chaired by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Intelligent systems have revolutionized modern healthcare, providing new ways for caregivers to deliver treatments to patients, and supporting a streamlined approach to track vital medical information. Standards support such innovative healthcare systems by ensuring that they operate reliably and effectively for caregivers and patients alike. To commemorate the enormous role that standardization has on global health, the 2017 U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day on October 19, 2017, will highlight the theme “Smart Health: Using Intelligent Systems to Improve the Quality and Delivery of Health Care in a More Integrated, Focused Approach.”

The 2017 World Standards Day theme reflects the realities of the modern age of healthcare and the needs for the future of patients and caregivers. As the Internet of Things (IoT) evolves, for example, intelligent healthcare systems affect how care and treatments are delivered in ways that are new to the healthcare industry. Intelligent healthcare systems provide a distributed environment that requires a purposeful precision and a level of reliability and availability to maintain their effectiveness. Standards play a large part in supporting these systems to improve the quality and delivery of healthcare for a more integrated, focused approach.

For more information, to sponsor the event, or to register, please visit

ww.wsd-us.org(link is external). Advance registration is required.


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