Dr. Peter G. Goldschmidt, MD, DrPH, DMS

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Goldschmidt is president of the World Development Group, a healthcare business-development company specializing in:

  1. Quality management and patient safety
  2. Health informatics and decision-support technology
  3. Predictive modeling and forecasting
  4. Strategic planning and commercialization for medical-device, biotechnology, and healthcare companies.

He has also founded several healthcare organizations and was formerly director of the Health Services Research & Development Service within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Dr. Goldschmidt has more than 40 years of experience in healthcare quality management. He was the principal architect of:

  1. Civilian External Peer Review Program (Department of Defense), the world’s first computerized system for routinely assessing quality of care
  2. QSM (Quality Standards in Medicine, Inc.) commercial software for assessing quality of hospital inpatient care.

Dr. Goldschmidt is also the author of Quality Management in Healthcare (published by McGraw-Hill) and a background paper on quality-of-care indicators (for the U.S. Congress).

He has served as a principal investigator for many research projects, including:

  1. Evaluation of treatment programs for drug abusers (for President Nixon)
  2. Medical practice information demonstration project (for the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Health)
  3. A comprehensive study of the ethical, legal, and social implications of advances in biomedical and behavioral research and technology (mandated by the U.S. Congress)

Dr. Goldschmidt has also consulted for many organizations, including various federal agencies. He spent almost a decade serving the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality as principal consultant for implementation of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005, including the design of common formats for reporting and analyzing patient-safety events. For the National Academy of Medicine, he designed the Medical Technology Assessment Directory and led work groups to develop a framework for standards of research-site accreditation (as part of the Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation).

Dr. Goldschmidt has also consulted with and conducted projects for multiple international organizations, including the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Trade and Development Agency, World Bank, and World Health Organization (WHO). With WHO, he is a current member of the Global Patient Safety Network and prior member of:

  1. Strategic Expert Working Group
  2. Evaluation Committee and Event Analysis Subcommittee of the Action on Patient Safety Initiative
  3. Challenge Group for the development of the International Classification for Patient Safety
  4. Advisory Group for the pilot of a concise incident-analysis tool

He also conducted a worldwide survey on incident/event analysis, as well as worldwide surveys and site visits to evaluate the first 30 years of the WHO Health Manpower Development Programme.

For more than 10 years, Dr. Goldschmidt has participated in committees and work groups of standards development and related organizations. They include:

  1. International Medical Device Regulators Forum
  2. Medical Device Innovation Consortium
  3. Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
  4. HL7 International
  5. International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
  6. Standards and Interoperability (S&I) Framework
  7. National Quality Registry Network Council

Dr. Goldschmidt is a graduate of University College Hospital Medical School and University of Westminster School of Management Studies, both in London; as well as The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Dr. Peter G. Goldschmidt, MD, DrPH, DMS

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Goldschmidt is president of the World Development Group, a healthcare business-development company specializing in:

  1. Quality management and patient safety
  2. Health informatics and decision-support technology
  3. Predictive modeling and forecasting
  4. Strategic planning and commercialization for medical-device, biotechnology, and healthcare companies.

He has also founded several healthcare organizations and was formerly director of the Health Services Research & Development Service within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Dr. Goldschmidt has more than 40 years of experience in healthcare quality management. He was the principal architect of:

  1. Civilian External Peer Review Program (Department of Defense), the world’s first computerized system for routinely assessing quality of care
  2. QSM (Quality Standards in Medicine, Inc.) commercial software for assessing quality of hospital inpatient care.

Dr. Goldschmidt is also the author of Quality Management in Healthcare (published by McGraw-Hill) and a background paper on quality-of-care indicators (for the U.S. Congress).

He has served as a principal investigator for many research projects, including:

  1. Evaluation of treatment programs for drug abusers (for President Nixon)
  2. Medical practice information demonstration project (for the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Health)
  3. A comprehensive study of the ethical, legal, and social implications of advances in biomedical and behavioral research and technology (mandated by the U.S. Congress)

Dr. Goldschmidt has also consulted for many organizations, including various federal agencies. He spent almost a decade serving the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality as principal consultant for implementation of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005, including the design of common formats for reporting and analyzing patient-safety events. For the National Academy of Medicine, he designed the Medical Technology Assessment Directory and led work groups to develop a framework for standards of research-site accreditation (as part of the Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation).

Dr. Goldschmidt has also consulted with and conducted projects for multiple international organizations, including the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Trade and Development Agency, World Bank, and World Health Organization (WHO). With WHO, he is a current member of the Global Patient Safety Network and prior member of:

  1. Strategic Expert Working Group
  2. Evaluation Committee and Event Analysis Subcommittee of the Action on Patient Safety Initiative
  3. Challenge Group for the development of the International Classification for Patient Safety
  4. Advisory Group for the pilot of a concise incident-analysis tool

He also conducted a worldwide survey on incident/event analysis, as well as worldwide surveys and site visits to evaluate the first 30 years of the WHO Health Manpower Development Programme.

For more than 10 years, Dr. Goldschmidt has participated in committees and work groups of standards development and related organizations. They include:

  1. International Medical Device Regulators Forum
  2. Medical Device Innovation Consortium
  3. Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
  4. HL7 International
  5. International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
  6. Standards and Interoperability (S&I) Framework
  7. National Quality Registry Network Council

Dr. Goldschmidt is a graduate of University College Hospital Medical School and University of Westminster School of Management Studies, both in London; as well as The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.