The WFSA, which has 122 member societies worldwide, stated that “intercommunication and interoperability of devices could lead to important advances in patient safety.”
Sen. Kennedy wrote “I congratulate Dr. Goldman and the entire Plug-and-Play team for their outstanding contributions to operating room safety, and for providing another example of the importance of the partnership approach to research and development that CIMIT collaborators have pioneered.”
In the ASA exhibit we demonstrated that medical device interoperability standards and technology could be used to integrate monitors and PCA pumps to reduce the risks of respiratory complications from postoperative opioids.
Joint Workshop on High Confidence Medical Devices, Software, & Systems (HCMDSS) and Medical Device Plug-and-Play (MD PnP) Interoperability
Scientific Exhibit #S01: Medical Device Plug-and-Play Connectivity conveyed the safety improvements that are achievable through medical device interoperability and demonstrated one of the clinical scenarios
Received an award for 2nd place at the Global Harmonization Task Force conference