Final Agenda


Department of Health and Human Services
Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 705-A
Washington, DC 20201

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Meeting Minutes

May 27 – 28, 2015

Wednesday, May 27th

May 27th Meeting Transcript

9:00 a.m. Call to Order, Welcome, Review Agenda Dr. Walter Suarez, Chairman
9:10 a.m. Updates from the Department

James Scanlon, ASPE

Ms. Shana Olshan, CMS
Ms. Rachel Seeger, OCR
Ms. Erica Galvez, via phone

10:30 a.m. Break  
11:15 a.m. HITECH Interoperability Roadmap – for Information Dr. Suarez
11:18 a.m. NCVHS Strategic Planning Matrix Dr. Suarez, Dr. William Stead and Ms. Alix Goss
12:00 p.m. Lunch  
1:00 p.m. ACA designated Review Committee/Process and Implementation Plans Mr. Ob Soonthornsima and
Ms. Alix Goss
1:27 p.m. Overview of Population Health letter to Secretary in preparation for Action Item on May 28;

Framework White Paper – Discussion of the Executive Summary (are purpose and target clear), additions to the Methods Taxonomy (analytic and visualization methods, stewardship principles), and suggestions for piloting use

 Dr. Bruce Cohen and Dr. William Stead
2:45 p.m. Break  
3:00 p.m. Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality & Security

Ms. Linda Kloss
4:00 p.m.

Department Updates Continued

  • Privacy


Lucia Savage, ONC

4:15 p.m. Subcommittee on Standards Mr. Soonthornsima and Ms. Goss
5:30 p.m. Public Comment  
5:40 p.m. Adjournment  

Thursday, May 28, 2015

May 28th Meeting Transcript

8:00 a.m. Call to Order, Review Agenda – Clarifications, Updates Dr. Suarez
8:15 a.m. Subcommittee on Population Health

Dr. Cohen and Dr. Stead
9:15 a.m. ACTION – Community Engagement Letter Dr. Suarez
9:45 a.m. Break  
10:00 a.m. E-Vitals Demonstration Project  
  Introduction and Overview Mr. Delton Atkinson, NCHS
  eVitals Standards Ms. Michelle Williamson, NCHS
  eBirth Demos Mr. John Stamm, Epic EHR Vendor
Mr. Mike Gahagen, Genesis Systems, Inc.
  eDeath Demos Mr. Jacob Tripp, Intermountain Health Care
Ms. Leisa Finch, Utah DOH
Mr. Jeffery Duncan, Utah DOH
  Enhancing EHRs for Exchange with VR Systems Dr. Daniel Friedman, Public Health Informatics Institute
11:30 a.m. Working Group on Data Access and Use Dr. Vickie Mays
12:00 p.m. Wrap Up Dr. Suarez
12:10 p.m. Public Comment  
12:15 p.m. Adjourn Full Committee Meeting  
1:15 – 5:00 p.m. Working Group on Health Data Access & Use Session  

Upcoming Committee Meetings

Full Committee – September 16-17 (Wed, Thu)

Full Committee – November 18-19 (Wed, Thu)

Other NCVHS meetings:

ACA Review Committee – June 16 – 17, 2015(Tues, Wed)  – Ntl Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 

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