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Monday, June 25

7:30 - 8:30am       Registration / Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 8:55am       Welcome from Workshop Co-Chairs and Conference Overview
Insup Lee, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Julian M Goldman, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital / CIMIT
8:55 - 9:00am       Welcome from CIMIT
John A Parrish, MD, Director
9:00 - 10:00am       Keynote Address:
Robert M. Kolodner, MD National Coordinator for Health IT
10:00 - 10:20am       Break
10:20 - 12:00 noon       Panel on The Clinical Needs
Moderator: Julian Goldman
Introduction to Panel: Julian M Goldman, MD
Jeffrey Cooper, MD, Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
Sandy Weininger, Food & Drug Administration
Jennifer Jackson, Brigham & Women's Hospital
Jim Philip, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital
Steven Dain, MD, University of Western Ontario
Jim Fackler, MD, Johns Hopkins Medical Center
Panel Discussion

12:00 - 1:00pm       Lunch Buffet and Extended Abstract Talks (starting at 12:30)

1:00 - 3:00pm       Technical Session 1: Interoperability Challenges
Introduction to Session: Glenn Himes, Mitre Corporation

Medical Device Interoperability: Assessing the Environment
Kathy Lesh, Sandy Weininger, Julian Goldman, Bob Wilson,
Glenn Himes
The Mitre Corporation, FDA/CDRH, Massachusetts General Hospital

Moving Toward Semantic Interoperability of Medical Devices
John Garguilo, Sandra Martinez, Richard Rivello, Maria Cherkaoui
NIST National Institute of Standards & Technology

Clinical Requirements Methodology: Incorporating Clinical Workflows
Invited Speakers: Jennifer Jackson, Brigham & Women's Hospital,
Tracy Rausch, DocBox Inc. (formerly at Kaiser Permanente)

Clinical Requirements Methodology: Ensuring Sufficient Breadth in Use
Case Development. How Should Non-Functional Requirements be
Elicited and Represented?
Invited Speaker: Rick Schrenker, Massachusetts General Hospital

Challenges for the Large Integrated Healthcare Delivery System
Invited Speaker: Michael Robkin, Kaiser Permanente

Session Recap & Discussion: Glenn Himes
3:00 - 3:30pm       Break
3:30 - 5:00pm       Technical Session 2: High Confidence Medical Device Software
Introduction to Session: Helen Gill, NSF

Formal Methods Based Development of a PCA Infusion Pump Reference
Model: Generic Infusion Pump (GIP) Project
David Arney, Raoul Jetley, Paul Jones, Insup Lee, Oleg Sokolsky
University of Pennsylvania, FDA/OSEL

Point-of-Care Support for Error-Free Medication Process
J. W. S. Liu, C. S. Shih, P. H. Tsai, H. C. Yeh, P. C. Hsiu, C. Y. Yu,
W. H. Chang
Academia Sinica, National Taiwan University, National Tsing Hua

A Survey of Software Engineering Techniques in Medical Device
Raimund L. Feldmann, Forrest Shull, Christian Denger, Martin Huest
and Christin Lindholm
Fraunhofer Institute, Lund University, SWEDEN
5:00 - 6:00pm       Abstract Talks

6:00 - 7:00pm
7:00 - 9:00pm
      Reception and
Dinner at Hyatt Regency, Charles View Ballroom

Dinner Speaker: Nat Sims, MD, Physician Advisor, Partners
HealthCare Biomedical Engineering at Massachusetts General
Introduced by Warren Zapol, MD, Reginald Jenny Professor, and
Chairman, Department of Anesthesia & Critical Care, Massachusetts
General Hospital

Tuesday, June 26

7:30 - 8:30am       Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 8:45am       Introduction to Day #2: Insup Lee
8:45 - 9:45am       Keynote Address:
John Rushby, PhD, Program Director for Formal Methods &
Dependable Systems, SRI International
9:45 - 10:00am       Break
10:00 - 12:00 noon       Technical Session 3: Sensor Networks
Introduction to Session: Azer Bestavros, Boston University

User Access of Public Shared Devices in Pervasive Computing
David Jea, Ian Yap, Mani Srivastava

PAS: A Wireless-enabled, Sensor-integrated Personal Assistance System
for Independent and Assisted Living
Jennifer Hou, Qixin Wang, Linda Ball, Stanley Birge, Marco Caccamo,
Chin-Fei Cheah, Eric Gilbert, Carl Gunter, Elsa Gunter, Chang-Gun
Lee, Karrie Karahalios, Min-Young Nam, Narasimhan Nitya,
Chaudhri Rohit, Lui Sha, Wook Shin, Yang Yu, Zheng Zeng
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Washington University,
St. Louis, Motorola Labs

A Novel Method and Testbed for Sensor Management and Patient
Winston Wu, Maxim Batalin, Alex Bui, Majid Sarrafzadeh, William

Platform Design for Health-care Monitoring Applications
Roozbeh Jafari, Ruzena Bajcsy, Steven Glaser, Bruce Gnade,
Marco Sgroi
University of Texas Dallas, University of California Berkeley,

Session Recap: Azer Bestavros, Boston University

12:00 - 1:00pm       Lunch Buffet and Extended Abstract Talks (starting at 12:30)

1:00 - 1:20pm       Overview of Afternoon Sessions
Julian M. Goldman, MD
1:20 - 1:45pm       Transport to MD PnP Lab, 65 Landsdowne Street, Cambridge
1:45 - 3:50pm       Demos and Posters at MD PnP Lab
Various Presenters
3:50 - 4:00pm       Move into CIMIT Forum (beverages and snacks provided)
65 Landsdowne Street, Room 103 (same building)
4:00 - 6:00pm       CIMIT Forum
Moderated by Julian M. Goldman, MD
Accelerating Interoperability:
Dave Whitlinger, Director, Healthcare Device Standards, Intel
Zachary Zimmerman, MD/MS, Chair of Chiefs of Anesthesia, Kaiser
Ray Zambuto, IHE-USA

Panel: Jeff Robbins, LiveData Inc., Carl Wallroth, Drager Medical,
Dave Whitlinger, Zachary Zimmerman, Ray Zambuto

6:30 - 8:30pm       Reception MIT Museum
Mass Ave, Cambridge (5-minute walk from 65 Landsdowne St)

Wednesday, June 27

7:30 - 8:30am       Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 8:45am       Introduction to Day #3: Julian Goldman
8:45 - 9:45am       Government Perspectives
Invited Speakers: Sally Howe, National Coordination Office for
Networking & Information Technology Research & Development
Sylvia Spengler, NSF, Michael Fitzmaurice, AHRQ
Introduction to Panel: Vish Sankaran, Federal Health Architecture,
Office of the National Coordinator for HIT
9:45 - 10:00am       Break
10:00 - 11:30am       Panel on Government Perspectives on Medical Device

Moderator: Vish Sankaran
NIST: John J Garduilo
FDA: Sandy Weininger
TATRC: Ronald Marchessault
NSF: Scott Midkiff
NIH: Zohara Cohen
Panel Discussion and Q&A

11:30 - 12:30pm       Networking Lunch Buffet

12:30 - 2:45pm       Technical Session 4: Interoperability Solutions
Introduction to Session: Jeff Robbins, LiveData Inc.
MD-Adapt: A Proposed Architecture for Open-Source Medical Device

Interoperable medical devices due to standardized CANopen interfaces
Reiner Zitzmann, Thilo Schumann
CAN in Automation

Building Reliable MD PnP Systems
Mu Sun, Qixin Wang, Lui Sha
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Agent-based Plug-and-Play Integration of Role-Enabled Medical Devices
Giacomo Cabri, Francesco De Mola, Letizia Leonardi
University of Modena, ITALY

Plug-and-Play and Network-Capable Medical Instrumentation and
Database with a Complete Healthcare Technology Suite: MediCAN
Patrick McKneely, Frank Chapman, Deniz Gurkan
MediCAN Systems, University of Houston

Session Recap: Jeff Robbins
2:45 - 3:00pm       Break
3:00 - 3:45pm       Breakouts for Working Groups (brainstorming key issues)
Facilitators: TBD
  • Adverse Event Reporting
  • Human Computer Interface
  • Validation and Certification
  • MD PnP Ontology
  • Life-Cycle Management of Interoperable Medical Device Systems
  • Interoperability Requirements in Contract Language
3:45 - 4:15pm       Working Groups report back
4:15 - 4:25pm       Commentary: View from the Blogosphere
Tim Gee,
4:25 - 5:00pm       Workshop Wrap-up: Lessons Learned and Next Steps
Insup Lee and Julian M. Goldman, MD
5:00pm       Adjourn

Please Note: Full institutional affiliations by individual will be available in the published Proceedings of the meeting.

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