Continua Health Alliance
Horst Merkle is Director Information Management Systems Diabetes Care at Roche Diagnostics Corporation. He is responsible for the innovative initiation, definition and the development of key components for the Roche Diabetes Care information management product portfolio, with focus on mobile systems and applications, interoperability/connectivity, telehealth and standardization. In June 2008 Horst became member of the Board of Directors of the Continua Health Alliance, where he holds the position of Vice President. Horst also has served on the executive committee of the Connectivity Industry Consortium (CIC) and was a member of "Deutsches Institute für Normung" (German National Standard Organization), special interests group "Medical" (called "NAMed").