Medical Device Free Interoperability Requirements for the Enterprise (MD FIRE) comprises a white paper and sample RFP and contracting language requirements to promote the adoption of fully interoperable medical devices and systems in support of patient safety.
A Living Document
Released on October 16, 2008, the MD FIRE document
was drafted by the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT) MD PnP Program's Interoperability Contracting Requirements Working Group, convened experts from Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners HealthCare, Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins.
The MD FIRE document contains background and rationale, sample RFG terms and sample contract terms and may be shared under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike
We welcome proposals for changes and additions to the MD FIRE document. Please send your questions and edits to Mike Robkin
, MD Fire project leader, for review by our Change Control Board. Questions will be used to produce a FAQ.
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