Final Agenda


March 3- 4, 2005

Hubert H. Humphrey Building
Room 505A
Washington, D.C.  20201

Meeting Minutes

Thursday, March 3rd


 9:00 a.m. Call to OrderWelcome and Introductions,  Review of agenda Dr. Cohn
9:10 a.m. Update from the Department

  • Data Council
    Responses to NCVHS reports and recommendations
  • HHS Implementation of PL 104-191
    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

    • Data Standards, Including Clinical Data Standards  Adoption
    • CHI Update
    • Privacy Rule Compliance Update
James Scanlon, ASPE 



Karen TrudelCMS
Susan McAndrew,  OCR

10:25 a.m. Privacy Letter on Medical Devices,  Action March 4 Mr. Rothstein
10:50 a.m. Certificates of Appreciation awarded to Drs. Lumpkin, Mays, and Lengerich, and Jackie Adler. Michael O’Grady, Ph.D., ASPE
11:05 a.m. Break
11:20 a.m. Letter on e-Prescribing, Action March 4 Jeff BlairHarry Reynolds
12:40 p.m. Lunch
  1:40 p.m. Populations Report,  Action March 4 Donald Steinwachs, Ph.D.
2:20 p.m. 2003-2004 Annual Report – Update David Brailer, M.D., Ph.D.
  2:45 p.m. National Health Information Technology Update David Brailer, M.D., Ph.D.
Subcommittee and Workgroup Working Sessions
3 – 5:00 Subcommittee on Standards and Security  (Room 505A) Mr. Blair, Mr. Reynolds, Co-Chairs
3—5:30 Subcommittee on Populations  (Room 305A) Dr. Steinwachs, Chair
5:00 –6:00 Workgroup on NHII (Room 505A) Dr. Cohn, Chair
6:30 p.m. NCVHS Dinner Social

Friday,  March 4th


Subcommittee Working Session
8:00 a.m.- 9:50 a.m. Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality (Room 325A) Mr. Rothstein
8:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Workgroup on Quality (Room 305A) Mr. Hungate
Full Committee Meeting – Plenary Session
10:00 a.m. Call to Order Dr. Cohn
10:15 a.m. Departing Words Dr. Lumpkin
10:25 a.m. NCHS Update and Report from Board of Scientific Counselors Dr. SondikDr. Robbins
11:00 a.m. Federal Initiatives in Geocoding Dan MelnickAndrew DentCDC
 12:00 p.m. Lunch
 12:15 p.m. Reports from Subcommittees and WorkgroupsI. Executive Subcommittee

II. NHII Workgroup

III.Subcommittee on Standards and Security, Action Item

IV. Subcommittee on Privacy & Confidentiality  Action Item

V. Subcommittee on Populations, Action Item

VI. Workgroup on Quality

Dr. Cohn

Acting Workgroup Chair

Dr. Cohn
Mr. Rothstein
Acting Subcommittee Chair

Mr. Hungate

 12:40 p.m. Future agendas for NCVHS Meetings

  • June 29-30, 2005
  • September 8-9, 2005
  • November 16-17, 2005

Subcommittee and Workgroup Meetings:

NHII Workgroup:   (late April)

Standards & Security

April 6-7, 2005

July 26-27, 2005

Subcommittee on Privacy & Confidentiality

March 30-31, 2005  (in Chicago)

Dr. Cohn
1:55 p.m. Adjourn

January 24, 2005

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