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Medical Device Interoperability: Unattainable or Inevitable? An Interview With Julian M. Goldman, MD

Executive Summary

Electronic medical records will drive increasing demand for standards-based medical device interoperability, an advance that could enable real-time population of the EMR and the development of "smart" systems capable of integrating disparate clinical information. But what are the issues surrounding medical device interoperability? And what it mean for medical device manufacturers? Medtech Insight interviews Julian Goldman, MD, the founding director of Medical Device Plug-and-Play Interoperability Program at the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innnovative Technology.

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