Following a long-term tradition, pHealth 2019 - with contributions of EC-DG CONNECT, Wearables and Bioelectronics Sector - is supported by the Working Groups “Personal Portable Devices” and “Security, Safety and Ethics” of the European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI), but also by HL7 International Inc. as well as by HL7 Italy, DIBRIS and the Genoa Engineering Board.