Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 705-A
Washington, DC 20201

February 20 – 21, 2014

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Meeting Minutes

Thursday, February 20th


9:00 a.m. Call to Order, Welcome, Review Agenda Dr. Larry Green, Chair
9:10 a.m. Updates from the Department

  • CMS
  • ONC
  • Privacy
  • Privacy
James Scanlon, ASPE
Denise Buenning, CMS
Judy Murphy, ONC
Laura Rosas, ONC
Rachel Seeger, OCR
10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:45 a.m.

Letter from the Working Group on Data Access and Use for ACTION February 21st

Dr. Justine Carr
11:45 a.m. Standards Update

  • Overview of the Eleventh HIPAA Report to Congress
  • Update from the Public Health Data Standards Hearing
  • Brieing on the Administrative Simplification Hearing
  • 2014 Standards Subcommitteee Workplan Overview
Dr. Walter Suarez and
Mr. W. Ob Soonthornsima
12:45 p.m. LUNCH BREAK
1:45 p.m. Briefing – Data Council Presentation, January 8 Dr. Bruce Cohen
2:00 p.m. Full Membership Strategic Discussion Dr. Green
2:30 p.m. BREAK

Full Committee to attend Subcommittee Blocks

2:45 p.m. Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality and Security

  • Privacy section of the Report of Congress on HIPAA
  • Status report on research of community health data stewardship practices
  • Subcommittee work plan for balance of 2014
  • Review of Tiger Team recommendations on accounting for disclosures
Dr. Leslie Francis and Ms. Linda Kloss
4:15 p.m. Subcommittee on Population Health

  • Review Population Plan overview
  • Develop work plans for streams of activity
  • Discuss workshops and intended output
  • Identify members to work on tasks
Dr. Bruce Cohen and Dr. William Stead
5:30 p.m. Meetings Adjourn for the Day

Friday, February 21st


Subcommittee Block –
with full Committee attendance

8:00 a.m. Standards Subcommittee Dr. Walter Suarez and Mr. W. Ob Soonthornsima

Plenary Session

9:00 a.m. Call to Order, Review Agenda – Clarifications, Updates Dr. Green
9:10 a.m. ACTION ITEM – Letter from the Working Group on Data Access and Use Dr. Green
10:00 a.m. Social Determinants of Health – Briefing and Discussion Carter Blakey
10:45 a.m. NCHS Update Mr. Charlie Rothwell, Director
11:00 a.m. BREAK
11:15 a.m. Strategic Discussion and NCVHS Involvement

Dr. Green
11:50 a.m. Wrap Up Dr. Green
12 Noon Adjourn Full Committee Meeting Dr. Green

Working Group on Data Access & Use 
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Room 705-A

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2014 Meeting Dates – Full Committee
June 11 – 12 (Wed, Thurs)
Sept 22 – 23 (Mon, Tues)
Dec 2 – 3 (Tues, Wed)

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March 11, 2014