This should be a perfect storm of lively discussions surrounding the many topics of wireless in all areas of healthcare. The FDA and FCC are planning to focus the public meeting on the following topics.
a. Data integrity and realiability issues arising from the use of alocated spectrum, the use of unlicensed devices, and the use of commerical networks and applications, and needs, uses, and risks for medical grade wireless technology and communications.
b. Medical device and system security issues – inadvertent and intentional intrusion – nonfunction and malfunction.
c. Trends in medical devices using allocated spectrum and using unlicensed operation, and medical devices and applications using commercial networks. Consideration of various wireless networking scenarios and use cases.