Final Agenda


May 21 – 22, 2008

Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel
999 9th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-898-9000

Printable Acrobat Agenda

Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, May 21


9:00 a.m. Call to Order, Welcome and Introductions of New Members

Review of agenda

Simon Cohn, M.D., M.P.H.
9:30 a.m. CMS Update

Department Update – Data Council

Stewart Steimer, CMS

James Scanlon, ASPE

10:45 a.m. Break
11:05 a.m. AHIC Successor, NHIN Dr. Kolodner
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Standards and Security Letter on: e-Prescribing Standards and Long Term Care, Action 22 Harry Reynolds and
Jeff Blair
1:50 p.m. Classification Briefing on Healthcare Terminology – Update Betsy Humphreys, NLM
3:00 p.m. Committee Structure and Work Alignment Considerations
NCVHS in Transition
Dr. Cohn
Mr. Reynolds
4:15 p.m. Adjourn Plenary
Subcommittee and Workgroup Breakout Sessions
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Subcommittee on Populations Dr. Steinwachs
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Subcommittee on Standards & Security Mr. Reynolds and Mr. Blair
7:00 p.m. Dinner Social

Thursday, May 22


8:30 a.m. Subcommittee on Privacy & Confidentiality Mr. Rothstein
8:30 a.m. Workgroup on Quality Dr. Justine Carr
Full Committee Meeting – Plenary Session
10:00 a.m. Call to Order Dr. Cohn
10:30 a.m. Subcommittee Strategic Work Alignment – Workplan Ideas
(Follow-up from Preliminary Discussion)
Subcommittee Scan – Future Planning

Communitication and Report Dissemination

Dr. Cohn
10:43 a.m. Quality Document

“Measuring Health Care Quality” Discussion Paper for Review

Dr. Justine Carr
11:55 a.m. NCVHS 60th Anniversary Celebration Dr. Cohn
12:45 p.m. Meeting reflections, Concluding remarks
1:00 p.m. Adjourn
Future Meeting Dates:

September 16 – 17, 2008
November 18 – 19, 2008

Subcommittee/Workgroup Meetings:

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June 5, 2008