Final Agenda

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS)

National Health Information Infrastructure (NHII) Workgroup

January 5-6, 2005

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


Meeting Minutes

JANUARY 5, 2005


9:00 Welcome and Introductions John Lumpkin, M.D., Chair
9:15 Preliminary report on policy issues for Federal PHR activities Cynthia Baur, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, USDHHSDavid LanskyLead author, PHR policy white paper
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 Panel 1:  Consumer perspectives and experiences with PHRs George Brown  – CapMed user  – by phoneThomas Foley – Geisinger user – by phoneWritten testimony – Bonnie Thowson (email read by M. Deering)
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 Panel  2.  – Consumer perspectives and experiences, continued Robert Blais, VA Patient – user of MyHealtheVetLTC Dave Williams – user of TriCare Online (7MB)Patricia Brennan, Ph.D.University of Wisconsin – PHRs for Home Health

James Magiera, MyHealtheVet Program Manager, Bedford, Massachusetts

2:30 – 2:45 Break
2:45 Panel  3 –  Provider-based barriers and benefits to provider adoption of ‘tethered’ PHRs and to provider acceptance of patient controlled ‘untethered’ PHRs David Kibbe, M.D., American Academy of Family PhysiciansAndy Wiesenthal, M.D.Kaiser Permanente – by phoneJames MagieraMyHealtheVet Program Manager, Bedford, Massachusetts

Peter Basch, M.D.MedStar 

4:30 Discussion of Day One Testimony
5:00 Adjourn

JANUARY 6, 2005


9:00 Welcome John Lumpkin, M.D., Chair
9:15 Panel 4: Business case and Business Issues related to PHRs Kathleen KrantzVice President, Greater Omaha Packing Company (5.25MB)Phil Marshall – WebMDRitu Agarwal, Ph.D.University of Maryland – Study of PHR value 

Catherine Liberles, R.N., Partners Patient Gateway
Presentation 1
Presentation 2

11:30 Discussion
12:00 Adjourn

January 12, 2005

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