Final Agenda


Subcommittee on Populations

February 14, 2007, 1:30 p.m.

Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 705A
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C.  20201

Data Needs for Assessiong Surge Capacity and Hospital Preparedness

Meeting Summary

Wednesday, February 14th


1:30 p.m. Call to Order Donald Steinwachs, Ph.D., Chairman
1:35 p.m. Welcome and Charge to the Participants Kevin Vigilante, M.D., M.P.H.

William Scanlon, Ph.D.

1:40 p.m. Overview of the Data Challenge James Scanlon, OSDP, ASPE
1:45 p.m. Panel One – Federal Perspective

Ongoing Federal Surveys and Available Data

DHS Office of Health Affairs and Our Role in Interagency Medical Planning

Case Study: Value of the Electronic Health Record in the VA



Catharine Burt, Ed.D., and Richard Niska, M.D., National Center for Health Statistics

TerryAdirim, M.D., M.P.H., Department of Homeland Security

Michael Vojtasko, Veterans Health Administration

Robert Kadlec, M.D., Homeland Security Council and Art Kellerman, M.D., Emory University

2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Panel Two – State and Local Perspective

Hospital Preparedness: Many Things To Many People

Public Health Informatics Needs at the State Level

Regional Trauma Center Preparedness and HAvBED



James Bentley, M.D., American Hospital Association

Roland Gamache, Ph.D., M.B.A., Indiana State Health Department

Dan Hanfling, M.D., INOVA, Fairfax Hospital

Sally Phillips, R.N., Ph.D., AHRQ and Erick auf der Heide, M.D., M.P.H.,Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4:15 p.m. General Discussion and Plans for the Future
5:30 p.m. Adjournment

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March 13, 2007