Full Committee – Agenda

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

January 9-10, 2018

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Tuesday, January 9


9:00 a.m. Welcome

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Review Agenda
William Stead, MD, Chair
9:10 a.m. Committee Updates
9:25 a.m. NCVHS 2018 Workplan

  • Updates from Executive Subcommittee, new Privacy project etc.
10:00 a.m. Beyond HIPAA Environmental Scan

  • Report: Discussion and Approval
  • 2018 Scoping: Phase 2
  • Identify 2 exemplar “problem cases” at the intersection of:
    • Regulated
    • Unregulated
Linda Kloss, Chair
Privacy, Confidentiality, and Security Subcommittee
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Predictability Roadmap

  • Full Committee Discussion on chart of draft themes, barriers, and options for action
Alix Goss & Nick Coussoule
Standards Subcommittee Co-chairs
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. CIO Forum Planning Alix Goss & Nick Coussoule
Standards Subcommittee Co-chairs
2:15 p.m. New Medicare Card Project/MBI Follow up

  • Member report out on stakeholders’ feedback (e.g., providers, states, researchers) to gauge whether CMS message is being heard
  • Ascertain whether follow up needed at this time
Full Committee
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Foundations for Evidence-based Policymaking Act of 2017 (HR 4174) Amanda Cash
Senior Advisor for Evidence and Evaluation
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, HHS
3:30 p.m. Next Gen Vitals 2017 —Discussion and Full Committee Approval

  • Report on Vital Records and Vital Statistics in the United States: Uses, Users, Systems, and Sources of Revenue
  • Update:  Summary Report of September 2017 Hearing on Next Generation Vital Statistics

Next Generation Vitals for 2018

  • Identifying Alternative Approaches for Committee Exploration
Bruce Cohen & Dave Ross
Population Health Subcommittee
4:45 p.m. HHS Data Access – Approach to Fact-Finding Bob Phillips, Co-chair
Population Health Subcommittee
5:15 p.m. Adjourn for the Day Chair


Wednesday, January 10


8:30 a.m. Welcome

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Review Agenda
William Stead, MD, Chair
8:40 a.m. UMLS Update & Discussion Jerry Sheehan
Deputy Director, National Library of Medicine (NLM)
ICD-11 Update & Discussion Donna Pickett
Chief, Classifications and Public Health Data Standards
10:25 a.m. Break
10:40 a.m. Health Terminologies & Vocabularies [Presentation 2]

  • Steps to Round Out Environmental Scan & Related Issues
Linda Kloss
Vivian Auld, Suzy Roy, NLM
11:20 a.m. Briefing on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) Paula Braun
Division of Vital Statistics
National Center for Health Statistics, CDC
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Health Data Landscape Nancy Potok
Chief Statistician,
Office of Management and Budget
2:30 p.m. NCVHS 2018 Review of Next Steps Chair
2:45 p.m. Public Comment Rebecca Hines
NCVHS Executive Secretary
3:00 p.m. Adjourn Chair


NCVHS Meetings:
January 9-10, 2018
May 15-16, 2018
September 13-14, 2018

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