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Overview | MDiot


Tim Gee, Principal, Medical Connectivity Consulting


Since the advent of the HITECH Act in 2009, EMRs have gone from a growth to a replacement market. Connecting medical devices to EMRs for clinical documentation has also gone from a growth to replacement market. We are in, what many are calling, the post-EMR world. In this new environment, the connectivity focus has shifted from clinical documentation of medical device data into the patient’s chart, to capturing and consuming device data in a myriad of ways.

Often styled as the Internet of Medical Things or IoMT, focus has shifted to

  • Digital health applications like remote patient monitoring and chronic disease management,
  • Clinical decision support systems, and
  • Extending embedded systems devices to provide remote surveillance, alert and alarm notification

The Medical Device and IoT Summit explores all of these issues and more to provide actionable information for device manufacturers, software developers, provider organizations and investors. The Summit will focus on overcoming key challenges, transforming care and enhancing privacy and security in the acute care, alternate site and home settings.

On the afternoon of day two of the Summit, April 24th, attendees will have the option of attending the Medical Device “Plug and Play” (MD PnP) Open House, which will include demonstrations of MD PnP’s open-source interoperability platform, OpenICE, as well as an overview of their work on securing medical devices. The MD PnP program is based at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine and Partners HealthCare System.

The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) has gone patient-centric, with providers and payers looking to aggregate device data across acute care and ambulatory settings. Acute care medical device data feeds care plans, which feed discharge plans. Ambulatory device data feeds efforts to avoid readmissions and better manage chronic diseases. Medical device data from both acute care and ambulatory settings feed clinical decision support systems for population health, patient engagement and other digital health applications.

Against this shifting market, the IoMT faces evolving and seemingly ever present challenges:

  • Increasing data security threats
  • The need to safeguard privacy, especially as related to compliance with GDPR and new regulations in California
  • Balancing innovation with patient safety and efficacy with regulatory strategies
  • Constantly evolving technologies like sensors and wireless
  • The relentless consumerization of medical devices

Join us at the Summit to dig deep into the Internet of Medical Things in all its opportunity and complexity.


Pedro Arboleda, Managing Director, Strategy & Analytics, Deloitte Consulting
Justin Armstrong, CISSP, Security Architect, System Technology Division, MEDITECH
Dan Cusick, Strategic Business Development Director, Medical, Laird Connectivity
Y. Zachary Freeman, Vice President – Silex Technology America
Julian M. Goldman, MD, Medical Director, Partners HealthCare Biomedical Engineering & Director, Program on Medical Device Interoperability & Cybersecurity (MD PnP)
Stephen L. Grimes, FACCE, FHIMSS, FAIMBE, Managing Partner, Strategic Healthcare Technology Associates, LLC
Ted Harrington, Executive Partner, Independent Security Evaluators
Naeem Hashmi, Digital Health Solutions Strategic Advisor, Boston Scientific
Robert Havasy, MS, Senior Director, Connected Health, HIMSS
Florence Hudson, Founder & CEO, FDHint, LLC & Co-Founder, Blockchain in Healthcare Global – IEEE ISTO
Seth Jeacopello, Chief Technical Architect, Great Bay Software
Juuso Leinonen, Senior Project Engineer, Health Devices Group, ECRI Institute
Bridget A. Moorman, MSBME, CCE, President, BMoorman Consulting, LLC
Tracy Rausch, CEO, DocBox
Phil Raymond, Director, Wireless Competency Center, Philips Healthcare
Misha Seltzer, Director, Solutions Architecture, Armis
Chaitanya Srinivasamurthy, Technical Director of Cybersecurity & Medical Device Connectivity, ICU Medical, Inc.
Axel Wirth, Distinguished Technical Architect, US Healthcare Industry, Symantec

Click here to view the agenda.


Medical Device, Connected Health and HIT company executives, including IT, engineering, marketing/sales, regulatory affairs, cybersecurity, legal and professional staff.

Executives and clinicians at hospitals, healthcare systems, physician groups and health plans, including cybersecurity, biomedical engineering, clinical engineering, compliance and IT staff and healthcare technology managers.

Government officials, attorneys, consultants, academics and the financial community.


For information on speaking and sponsorship/exhibition opportunities, please contact Satish Kavirajan, Managing Director, TCBI:
Tel: 310-265-2570 Email: sk@tcbi.org


Founded in 2000, The Center for Business Innovation (TCBI) produces timely, well-researched conferences and exhibitions. TCBI has garnered a reputation for creating unique programs that focus on healthcare technology innovations and their role in improving health outcomes, reducing costs and enhancing patient satisfaction. TCBI organized the Medical Device Connectivity conference series for five years; this was the premier conference that focused exclusively on medical device connectivity and interoperability. The company also organized the Healthcare Unbound conference series for eleven years. This was one of the pioneering events on the topic of connected health. We held the Connected Medical Device & IOT Security Summit in Baltimore in January 2018. For additional information on TCBI, please visit: http://www.tcbi.org/