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June 19 – 20, 2013

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Wednesday, June 19th


9:00 a.m. Call to Order, Welcome, Review Agenda Dr. Larry Green
9:30 a.m. Updates from the Department

  • CMS
  • ONC
  • Privacy
  • Privacy
  • NCHS
James Scanlon, ASPEDenise Buenning, CMS
Judy Murphy, ONC (via phone)Kathryn Marchesini, ONCRachel Seeger, OCR

Charles Rothwell, Acting Director, NCHS 

11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Standards Letter for ACTION
Claims Attachment
Dr. Walter Suarez and Mr. W. Ob Soonthornsima
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Population/Privacy Report out on Community Health Workshop Hearing NCVHS Subcommittee Co-Chairs
1:45 p.m. Community Health Project Panel at APHA
November 2013 in Boston
Drs. Vickie Mays and Nancy Breen
2:00 p.m. Vital Records – Elements of Convergence Michelle Williamson, NCHS Committee
2:15 p.m. Convergence – Concepts, Priorities, Opportunities, Challenges NCVHS Subc Co-Chairs
3:15 p.m. Summarize Plans and Adjourn Plenary
3:30 p.m. Subcommittees on Population Health and Privacy, Confidentiality and Security Subcommittee Co-Chairs
4:00 p.m. Subcommittee on Population Health Dr. Bruce Cohen and Ms. Sallie Milam
5:00 p.m. Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality and Security Dr. Leslie Francis and Ms. Linda Kloss
6:00 p.m. Meetings Adjourn for the Day

Thursday, June 20th


Subcommittee Breakout Session
8:30 a.m. Subcommittee on Standards Dr. Walter Suarez and Mr. W. Ob Soonthornsima
Full Committee Meeting – Plenary Session
10:00 a.m. Call to Order, Re-cap from Previous Day Dr. Green
10:15 a.m. Standards Letter – ACTION Dr. Green
11:00 a.m. Convergence of Quality Measures – “True North” Dr. Paul Tang
11:15 a.m. Report Outs from Subcommittees and Working Group

  • The Community as a Learning Health System
  • Privacy, Confidentiality and Security –
    Implementing Health Data Stewardship
  • Standards
  • Data Access
11:30 a.m. Health Data Consortium under Academy Health Dwayne Spradlin
12 Noon Remarks by the Chair and feedback from the membership on NCVHS Strategic Implementation

  • Promoting Alignment and Assuring Effectiveness
  • Incorporating Ideas from the NCVHS Working Group on Data Access and Use

Summarize Strategic Steps for Future Directions

Dr. Green
12:15 p.m. Adjourn Full Committee Meeting Dr. Green

Working Group on Data Access & Use Agenda
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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2013 Meeting Dates – Full Committee 
Sept 16 – 17 (Mon/Tues)
Nov 13 – 14 (Wed/Thur)

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June 26, 2013