ZigBee Health Care Overview  

ZigBee Health Care offers a global standard for interoperable products enabling secure and reliable monitoring and management of non-critical, low-acuity healthcare services targeted at chronic disease, aging independence and general health, wellness and fitness.

These smart and easy-to-use products promote aging independence along with greater overall health, wellness and fitness awareness. A variety of these products even offer an innovative connection with health care professionals like doctors and nurses, allowing them to monitor your health even while you're at home.

ZigBee Health Care supports the needs of a diverse global ecosystem of service providers, care providers, payers, product manufacturers and policymakers in providing a standard way to easily monitor, control and automate the delivery and use of health, wellness and fitness data for home and professional uses.

Leading health care and technology companies are supporting the development of ZigBee Health Care, including Motorola, Phillips, Freescale Semiconductor, Awarepoint and RF Technologies.

ZigBee and the Continua Health Alliance: Improving Personal Health Care

ZigBee Alliance has joined forces with the Continua Health Alliance, a non-profit, open industry coalition of the finest health care and technology companies collaborating to improve the quality of personal health care. Continua has endorsed ZigBee Health Care as its low-power local area network (LAN) standard in the Continua 2010 Design Guidelines

You can learn more about the opportunities made possible with ZigBee Health Care by reading our white paper.