Sorry for not posting this announcement sooner.
(FR notice just published Dec 30)
Workshop on Medical Device Interoperability: Achieving Safety and Effectiveness
January 25-27, 2010, Silver Spring, MD
FDA, Continua Health Alliance, and CIMIT
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Devices and Radiological Health, in co-sponsorship with Continua Health Alliance and the Center for Integration of Medicine & Innovative Technology (CIMIT) is announcing a public workshop entitled ‘‘Workshop on Medical Device Interoperability: Achieving Safety and Effectiveness.’’ The purpose of the workshop is to facilitate discussion among FDA, industry, academia, professional societies, clinical investigators and other interested parties on issues related to safe and effective interoperable medical devices.
Venue: The workshop will be held on January 25-26, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on January 27, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the FDA White Oak Campus, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20993.
Registration: For detailed workshop information please visit the following web site: a href="http://mdpnp.org/FDA_Interop_Workshop.php">http://mdpnp.org/FDA_Interop_Workshop.php>
Note - There is a registration fee for in-person ($400) or webcast ($20) participation. Residents/students rate available. In person attendance is limited to 200 registrants.
Call for Presentations: Attendees are invited to submit 20-minute presentations on use-case scenarios (described on the web site). Presentations will be immediately followed by a moderated discussion with an expert panel and the audience. Submission deadline has been extended to Jan 15.
Please let me know if I can answer any questions.
Julian M. Goldman, MD
Member, FDA Interoperability Workshop Organizing Committee
Medical Director, Biomedical Engineering, Partners HealthCare Director, Medical Device Interoperability Program at CIMIT
Attending Anesthesiologist, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School