Mission

The Medical Technology Policy Committee (MTPC) is a focal point bringing the expertise of IEEE-USA to address national policy issues such as health care and wellness. The primary objective of the MTPC is to assist in the rational formulation of medical technology legislation, regulation, and policy in the U.S. The Committee attempts to accomplish this goal by preparing and presenting positions in accordance with IEEE-USA procedures. MTPC works to address various aspects of health and wellness activities affecting public policy in the country by relying on the professional and technical knowledge of IEEE members.

Priority Issues

  • Health Information Technology including Electronic Health (E-Health) Record, Personal Health Records and National Health Information Network
  • Security and Privacy of E-Health Information
  • Patient Safety/Reducing Medical Errors

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Volunteer Leaders

Chair:  
Vice Chair: Harry Sauberman

Staff Contact

Get Involved

MTPC invites IEEE U.S. members who have an interest in public policy coupled with relevant expertise in the field of medical technology and who are willing to be active contributors to the committee's activities to join the committee as a Corresponding Member (CM). As CM, you will be invited to recommend committee activities, comment on draft position statements and testimonies, and otherwise participate in the business of the committee.