Final Agenda


November 28-29, 2006

Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 505A
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C.  20201

Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, November 28th


 9:00 a.m. Call to OrderWelcome and Introductions,  Review of agenda Simon Cohn, M.D., M.P.H.
9:20 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, E-Prescribing Final Rule
    • Privacy Rule Compliance Update
James Scanlon, ASPE 



Karen Trudel, CMS
Susan McAndrew,  OCR

10:20 a.m. Office of the National Coordinator Robert Kolodner, M.D., Interim Coordinator, National Health Information Technology
10:40 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Subc on Standards and Security Letters

  • National Provider Identifier,  Action November 29
  • CHI—Disability Action November 29
  • National Drug Code (NDC) Action November 29
Mr. Blair and Mr. Reynolds
12:15 p.m. Lunch
 1:15 p.m. Presentation – American Medical Informatics Association       (AMIA)

Secondary Uses of Health Data

Charles Safran, M.D. Past-Chairman, AMIA 
1:30 p.m. NCVHS Subc and Workgroups– Update on Cross Cutting Issues; Recent Hearings; Preliminary plans/ activities Dr. Cohn and Chairs
2:15 p.m. Break
2:35 p.m. HIPAA 8th Report, Action November 29 Dr. Cohn
3:30 p.m. Subcommittee on Populations Letter Dr. Steinwachs
 3:45 p.m. Adjourn Plenary
Subcommittee and Workgroup Working Sessions
 4:00 –5:00 p.m.
  • Standards and Security Room 505-A

Mr. Blair and Mr. Reynolds
 4:00 –5:00 p.m.
  • Subcommittee on Populations Room 325-A

Dr. Steinwachs
 5:00 –6:00 p.m.
  • Quality Workgroup – 505-A

Dr. Cohn
  7:00 p.m. Dinner social

Wednesday, November 29th
Full Committee Meeting – Plenary Session


8:40 a.m. Call to Order Dr. Cohn
8:50 a.m. Committee ActionsSubcommittee on Standards and Security – NPI Letter Mr. Blair and Mr. Reynolds
9:15 a.m. Subcommittee and Workgroup Reports

  1. Populations
  2. Quality
10:05 a.m. Break
10:20 a.m. Health Information Security Privacy Collaboration (HISPC)Briefing Jodi Daniel, ONC
11:15 a.m. International Classifications and Related Activities Ms. GreenbergDr. Steindel
11:50 a.m. Subcommittee and Workgroup—Additional Updates

  1. Subcommittee on Standards and Security
  2. Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality
Mr. Blair and Mr. Reynolds
Mr. Rothstein
12:00 p.m. Future agendas for NCVHS Meetings

February 13-14, 2007
June 20-21, 2007
September 25-26, 2007
November 27-28, 2007

Subcommittee Meetings:

Privacy & Confidentiality: November 29-30, 2006 and January 23, 2007

Standards & Security: January 24-25, 2007

Dr. Cohn
12:05 p.m. Update from BSC – Follow – up from joint session Mr. Scanlon and Dr. Elo
12 15p.m.  Adjourn Plenary

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December 6, 2006