Benefits of Membership

IHE International improves healthcare by providing specifications, tools and services for interoperability. IHE engages clinicians, health authorities, industry, and users to develop, test, and implement standards-based solutions to vital health information needs. Specific benefits IHE provides to its members and the broader community include:

For the Community

For IHE Member Organizations

  • Recognition on the Website and in IHE promotions
  • Use of IHE membership logo
  • Access to global membership directory
  • Access to informative webinars
  • Participation and voting rights in IHE committees
    • 13 domain committees
    • IHE International governance committees
    • IHE International Board
    • Conformity Assessment Steering Committee (CASC)
    • Testing and Tools Committee
    • Domain Coordination Committee
    • Global Deployment Coordination Committee
    • Marketing and Communications Committee
  • Shared policy on intellectual property protections
  • Advance information on events, conferences and workshops

Most importantly, as a member of IHE International, you are part of a vital organization spanning the globe and the continuum of care. You are an active participant in IHE’s pragmatic approach to achieving standards-based interoperability in real-world healthcare solutions. IHE’s 2020 Vision is to build on the foundation we have established to:

  • Broaden stakeholder engagement
  • Increase awareness and adoption of IHE profiles
  • Strengthen support for IHE members, committees, and international deployment organizations
  • Broaden testing services to improve product and deployment successes
  • Enhance the organization’s independence, governance and capacity by transitioning to a financially self-sustaining entity

Reaching these goals will require the support of all of IHE’s member organizations. Learn more about how member organizations support the mission of IHE and becoming an IHE member organization.

What do you think of the 2020 Vision? Submit your feedback, questions and suggestions to our Community Forum or contact us by email: