Michael B. Jaffe

Michael B. Jaffe, PhD received his B.S. degree from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science, an M.S. degree from Dartmouth College, and a Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Southern California in 1994. He currently consults on medical device technologies and health IT. He has worked since 1981 in the respiratory field, working for such companies as Beckman Instruments, Sensormedics, Respironics and Philips. He has served as a co-editor of Capnography: Clinical Aspects, Cambridge University Press, 2004. He has served as the secretary of IEC/ISO Joint Working Group for ISO 80601-2-55, respiratory gas monitors. He is also a member of several international standards committees relating to anesthesia and respiratory equipment and a member of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Committee on Technology. He is an author of 18 peer-reviewed publications and is an inventor on more than 30 U.S. patent families in patient monitoring. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.

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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