Final Agenda


Full Committee Meeting

National Center for Health Statistics
3311 Toledo Road
Hyattsville, MD 20782

November 13 – 14, 2012

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Meeting Minutes

Day 1 – Tuesday, November 13


9:00 a.m. Call to Order, Welcome, Review of Agenda Dr. Larry Green
9:15 a.m. Updates from the Department

  • CMS
  • ONC
  • Privacy
Mr. James Scanlon, ASPEDenise Buenning, CMS
Seth Pazinski and Kathryn Marchesini, ONC
Susan McAndrew, OCR
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Data Stewardship in Community Health Data, Report – Discussion for ACTION on 11/14
Dr. Leslie Francis and Ms. Linda Kloss
12:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:00 p.m. The Community as a Learning Health System Ms. Sallie Milam and Dr. Bruce Cohen
1:45 p.m. Incorporating a Quality Agenda
Dr. Paul Tang
2:15 p.m. Privacy Role and Contributions Dr. Francis and Ms. Kloss
2:45 p.m. Adjourn Plenary Dr. Green
Breakout Sessions
3:00 p.m. Subcommittee on StandardsSubcommittee on Standards Presentation Dr. Walter Suarez and Mr. W. Ob Soonthornsima
4:00 p.m. Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality and Security Dr. Leslie Francis and Ms. Linda Kloss
5:30 p.m. Meetings Adjourn for the Day

Day 2 – Wednesday, November 14


Full Committee Meeting – Plenary Session
8:15 a.m. Call to Order, Review Agenda Dr. Green
8:30 a.m. Privacy Community Health Data Report – ACTION Dr. Green
9:30 a.m. Standards as a Continuing theme for NCVHS Dr. Suarez and Mr. W. Ob Soonthornsima
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Role of the Working Group on HHS Data Access and Use Dr. Justine Carr
11:40 a.m. Remarks by the Chair and feedback from the membership Dr. Green
12:30 p.m. Summary Steps and Future Directions
1:00 p.m. Adjourn Full Committee Meeting Dr. Green
2:00 p.m.

Working Group on Data Access & Use

Introductions – Review Agenda

Working Group Minutes

Working Group Transcript

Dr. Carr
2:15 p.m. Discussion of best practices and practical suggestions for release of “open” HHS data

  1. Presentation given by Joshua Rosenthal, Ph.D. Navigating Change: Community, Exploration, and Creation
Working Group
4:10 p.m. Summarize future plans to coordinate with Full NCVHS Membership and Priorities Dr. Carr
4:30 p.m. CDC data presentation Jim Buehler, M.D., CDC
5:00 p.m. Adjourn Workgroup Dr. Carr
2013 Meeting Dates – Full Committee February 28 – March 1 – Thur/Fri
June 19 – 20 – Wed/Thur
Sept 16 – 17 – Mon/Tue
Nov 13 – 14 – Wed/Thur

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June 27, 2013