Full Committee Meeting

February 22-23, 2006

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

Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, February 22nd


 9:00 a.m. Call to Order

Welcome and Introductions,  Review of agenda

Simon Cohn, M.D., M.P.H.
9:15 a.m. Update from the Department

  • Data Council
    Responses to NCVHS reports and recommendations
  • HHS Implementation of PL 104-191 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
    • Data Standards, Including Clinical Data Standards  Adoption, E-Prescribing Final Rule
    • Personal Health Record RFI
James Scanlon, ASPE

Karen Trudel, CMS

Susan McAndrew,  OCR

10:15 a.m. Subcommittee on Standards and Security Letter-HIPAA ROI – Action February 23rd Mr. Blair and Mr. Reynolds
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Update on Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology– AHIC Developments, contracts, coordination, NHIN architecture Dr. David Brailer, ONC
11:40 a.m. Committee Strategic Planning Dr. Cohn
12:00 p.m. Lunch
  1:00 p.m. Subc on Privacy and Confidentiality – Update of NHIN Report and Recommendations Mr. Rothstein
  2:00 p.m. IOM Report Briefing-

Performance Measurement-Accelerating Improvement

John C. Ring, M.D.IOM
  3:00 p.m. Adjourn Plenary
Workgroup Working Sessions
3:10 p.m. Mr. Hungate and Ms. McCall
5:00 p.m. Dr. Cohn
6:30 p.m. NCVHS Dinner Social

Thursday, February 23rd


Subcommittee Working Session
8:00 a.m.- 9:50 a.m. Subcommittee on Populations (Full Committee Membership Invited) Dr. Steinwachs
Full Committee Meeting – Plenary Session
10:00 a.m. Call to Order Dr. Cohn
10:10 a.m. Briefing on Data Issues and Opportunities from Hurricanes Katrina/Rita Mr. James Scanlon
10:40 a.m. NCHS Data Release and Confidentiality Issues for Vital Statistics/Board of Scientific Counselors Update Dr. Sondik
Dr. Irma Elo
Dr. William Scanlon
11:45 a.m. Break (Working Lunch)
12:05 p.m. Reports from Subcommittees and Workgroups

I. Executive Subcommittee

II. NHII Workgroup

III. Subcommittee on Standards and Security,


IV. Subcommittee on Privacy & Confidentiality

V.  Subcommittee on Populations

VI. Workgroup on Quality

Dr. Cohn

Dr. Cohn

Mr. Blair and Mr. Reynolds



Mr. Rothstein (Feb. 22nd)

Dr. Steinwachs

Mr. Hungate & Ms. McCall

Future agendas for NCVHS Meetings

  • June 21 – 22, 2006
  • September 13 – 14, 2006
  • November 28 – 29, 2006

Subcommittee and Workgroup Meetings:

  • Privacy Subcommittee:  February 21st
  • Standards & Security:
    • February 23 – 24, April 4 – 5,
    • July 27 – 28, October 11 – 12
Dr. Cohn
2:00 p.m. Adjourn

March 8, 2006

Times, topics, and speakers are subject to change. For final agenda, please call NCHS at 301-458-4200 or visit the NCVHS Home Page at

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