Final Agenda

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS)

National Health Information Infrastructure (NHII) Workgroup


HHS National Health Information Infrastructure  (HHS/NHII)
2004 Cornerstones for Electronic Healthcare

Washington Convention Center
Room 146 A, B, & C
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC 20002

July 23, 2004

Meeting Minutes


8:00am–8:10am Welcome and Introductions John Lumpkin, M.D., M.P.H.Chair
8:10am–9:50am Testimony on recommendations in the areas of::
Personal health; March Boutin, J.D.VP Policy Development & Advocacy; National Health Council 
Governance; Laura Adams, M.S.President & CEO, Rhode Island Quality Institute

Richard Marks, J.D., Patient Command, Inc. 

Incentives; and Mark Frisse, M.D., M.B.A., M.Sc.Director, Regional Informatics Programs & Professor, Vanderbilt University
Standards and architecture J. Marc Overhage, MDAssociate Professor of Medicine, Indiana University of Medicine Senior Investigator, Regenstrief Institute 
9:50am–10:00am Break
10:00am – 11:35am Testimony on confidentiality, ethics, privacy and access; Suniti PonkshePresident, Ponkshe Consulting Group

Paul SmithDavis Wright Tremaine LLP President,

Measuring progress; Rainu Kaushal, M.D., M.P.H.Cornell University; Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital President,
Clinical Research; and Joyce Niland, Ph.D.Chair & Professor, City of Hope National Medical CenterElaine Rubin, Ph.D., VP, Program and Communications, Association of Academic Health Centers 
Population Health Martin LaVenture, Ph.D.Public Health Informatics Advisor & Manager, Minnesota Department of Health 
11:35am – 12:00N Closing remarks – HHS/NHII 2004 Cornerstones for Electronic Healthcare conference Dr. David Brailer, National Health Information Technology Coordinator, DHHS
12:00N – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 – 1:30pm Presentation of Connecting for Health Roadmap Report Carol Diamond, M.D.Managing Director, Health, Markle Foundation

John Halamka, MD, Chief Information Officer, CareGroup Healthcare System 

David Lansky, PhD, President, FACCT- Foundation for Accountability 

Robert H. Miller, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Economics in Residence, Institute for Health & Aging, UC San Francisco

J. Marc Overhage, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Indiana University of Medicine Senior Investigator, Regenstrief Institute

Wes Rishel, Vice President, Gartner Research

Peter P. Swire, JD, Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University John Glenn Scholar in Public Policy Research Formerly, Chief Counselor for Privacy in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget

1:30pm – 3:00pm Discussion of Strategies Workgroup Members
3:00pm – 3:30pm Discussion Workgroup’s Next Steps Workgroup Members
3:30pm Adjourn

July 20, 2004

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