Final Agenda


Ad Hoc Workgroup for Secondary Uses of Health Data

July 17-19, 2007

National Center for Health Statistics
3311 Toledo Road
Hyattsville, MD  20782

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Tuesday, July 17


Context Setting, Background on Seminal Work

 9:00 – 9:10 a.m. Introductions Simon Cohn, M.D., M.P.H., Chair, NCVHS and Ad Hoc Workgroup for Secondary Uses of Health Data
 9:10 – 9:30 a.m. Overview of Workgroup Task Simon Cohn, M.D., M.P.H.
9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Key Opportunities and Challenges in Framing Uses of Health Data Clem McDonaldM.D., Director, Lister Hill Center, NLM, NIHCarol DiamondM.D., M.P.H., Managing Director, Health Program, Markle Foundation 
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Key Opportunities and Challenges in Framing Uses of Health Data (Cont’d) Lynn EtheredgeConsultant, Health Insurance Reform Project, George Washington University; and the Rapid Learning Health SystemJanet M. Marchibroda, Chief Executive Officer, eHealth Initiative and Foundation
12:45 – 2:30 p.m. Lunch
2:30 – 3:45 p.m. Clarity of Current Law Relative to Uses of Health Data Sue McAndrew Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy, Office of Civil Rights, HHSWilliam Braithwaite, M.D., Ph.D., Health Information Policy ConsultingJulie KaneshiroPolicy Team Leader, Office for Human Research Protections, HHS
 3:45 – 5:00 p.m. Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration (HISPC) Findings Linda DimitropoulosPh.D.Director, Health Services Survey Research, RTI International, Contractor to HISPC (by phone)William J. O’ByrneCoordinator, New Jersey e-HITSteve PosnackM.H.S., M.S., Program Analyst, Office of Policy & Research, Office of the National Coordinator, (ONC) for Health Information Technology
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Workgroup Discussion

Wednesday, July 18


Context Setting, Background on Seminal Work (Continued)
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Considering a Framework for Optimizing Uses of Health DataPresentation Steve Labkoff, M.D., Director, Healthcare Informatics, Pfizer Human Health and American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)Meryl Bloomrosen, M.B.A., RHIA, Associate VP, AMIA
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. Impact of Standards on Uses of Health Data John HalamkaM.D., Chief Information Officer, CareGroup Health System and Harvard Medical School; Chair, Health Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP) (by phone)Floyd EisenbergM.D., M.P.H., Siemens Medical Solutions Health Services, HIMSS Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) Quality Domain
12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Methods of Protecting Privacy in Uses of Health Data Lori Reed-Fourquet, e-Health Sign LLCGlen MarshallIT Architect, Siemens Medical Solutions Health Services
2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Break
Providers Who Capture and Use Data
3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Practice-based Research NetworksVHA Upper Midwest Quality Performance Improvement Alliance


National Surgical Quality Improvement

Kevin PetersonM.D., M.P.H.,  Associate Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine & Community Health, Univ. of MN School of Medicine (by phone)Jennifer LundbladPh.D., M.B.A., President and CEO, Stratis Health, Minnesota’s Quality Improvement OrganizationWilliam Nugent, M.D., Professor of Surgery, Dartmouth Medical School and Section Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Workgroup Discussion

Thursday, July 19


Organizations Directing and Supporting Quality Improvement Activities
8:30 -10:00 a.m. AQA AllianceHospital Quality Alliance (HQA)


Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

P. Jonathan WhiteM.D., Health IT Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Sharon L. SprengerRHIA, CPHQ, MPA, The Joint Commission

Michael T. Rapp, CMS/OA, Department of Health and Human Services

10:00 -10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 – 11:30 a.m. Health Record Banking Bill Yasnoff, M.D., Ph.D., NHII Advisors

Jonathan GoldM.D., M.H.A., M.S.C., Physician Analyst, Horizon Expert Orders

11:30 – Noon Workgroup Discussion
Noon Adjourn

July 26, 2007