Julian M. Goldman

Dr. Goldman is the Medical Director of Biomedical Engineering for Partners HealthCare, an anesthesiologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and Director/PI of the Program on Medical Device Interoperability (MD PnP) - a multi-institutional research program founded in 2004 to advance medical device interoperability to improve patient safety and HIT innovation. Dr. Goldman performed his clinical anesthesia and research training at the University of Colorado, and is Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Clinical Informatics. He served as a Visiting Scholar in the FDA Medical Device Fellowship Program as well as an executive of a medical device company. At MGH, Dr. Goldman served as a principal anesthesiologist in the “OR of the Future” - a multi-specialty OR that studies diverse technologies and clinical practices to enable broad adoption. Dr. Goldman chairs the international standardization committee for the safety and performance of anesthesia and respiratory equipment (ISO TC 121), and serves in leadership positions of AAMI, UL, and IEC standardization committees. He Co-Chaired the HHS HIT Policy Committee FDASIA Regulations Subcommittee and the FCC mHealth Task Force, and co-chairs the healthcare task group of the Industrial Internet Consortium. He was recently appointed as a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE EMBS. Dr. Goldman’s awards include the AAMI Technology in Health Care Clinical Application Award, the International Council on Systems Engineering Pioneer Award, the American College of Clinical Engineering award for Professional Achievement in Technology, and American Society of Anesthesiologists awards for advanced technology applications to improve patient safety.

Associated articles

JTEHM, Articles, Published Articles
The Importance of State and Context in Safe Interoperable Medical Systems
This Article is Featured in the Special Issue NIH-IEEE POCT 2015 This paper describes why “device state” and “patient context” information are necessary components of device models for safe interoperability. This paper includes a discussion of the importance of describing the... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Feature November/December 2014
Solving the Interoperability Challenge
If you’ve been a patient or visited a loved one in the hospital, it is likely that you have experienced one or more of the following scenarios: Your child’s infusion-pump alarm keeps going off, but your hospital room door is closed... Read more