September 8-9, 2005

Metro IV Building
1st Floor Auditorium
3311 Toledo Road
Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
(301) 458-4200

Metro Directions: Green Line Train to Prince George’s Plaza Station (in the direction of Greenbelt). Upon exiting the station, make a right onto East-West Highway At the corner, proceed left onto Belcrest Road. Walk one block toward Toledo Road. At Toledo Road, turn right and proceed to the second building on the right. Meetings are scheduled to take place in the Auditorium on the first floor.

Thursday, September 8th


 9:20 a.m. Call to OrderWelcome and Introductions,Review of agenda Simon Cohn, M.D., M.P.H.
9:30 a.m. Personal Health Records Systems David Lansky, Ph.D.Markle Foundation
 10:30 a.m. Break
 10:45 a.m. NHII Letter on Personal Health Records, Action Sept 9th Dr. CohnMary Jo Deering
12:30 a.m. Lunch
1:00 p.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
    • Privacy Rule Compliance Update
Dale Hitchcock, ASPE  


Linda Sanchez,  OCR

 1:30 p.m. NHII Letter on Personal Health Records (cont’d discussion) Dr. Cohn Mary Jo Deering
3:15 p.m. 2003- 2004 Report, Action Sept 9th Dr. Cohn
3:20 p.m. HIPAA 7th Report to Congress,  Action Sept 9th Dr. Cohn
3:25 p.m. Adjourn Plenary
Subcommittee and Workgroup Working Sessions
3:45 – 4:30 Subcommittee on Standards and Security (Auditorium – A & B) Mr. Blair and Mr. Reynolds
3:15—4:45 Subcommittee on Populations (Auditorium – C) Dr. Steinwachs
3:15—4:45 Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality (Conference Room 3407 on 3rd floor) Mr. Rothstein
4:45 – 6:00 Workgroup on NHII (Auditorium – A & B)
6:30 p.m. NCVHS Dinner Social

Friday, September 9thThis day’s meetings will not be broadcast


Subcommittee Working Session
8:30 a.m.- 9:50 a.m. Subcommittee on Privacy and Confidentiality (Auditorium A & B) Mr. Rothstein
8:90 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Workgroup on Quality (Conference Room 3407 on the 3rd floor) Mr. Hungate
Full Committee Meeting – Plenary Session
10:30 a.m. Privacy—Preliminary review of issues for Action at November Meeting Mr. Rothstein
10:35a.m. NHII Letter of Personal Health Records (Cont’d discussion) Dr. CohnMary Jo Deering
11:10 a.m. Report out from Ex Subc Retreat Dr. Cohn
11:15 a.m. AHRQ – Reports on Health Disparities and Quality Ernest Moy, M.D.
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Reports from Subcommittees and Workgroups
I. Executive Subcommittee, Action Items, NCVHS  2003-2004 Report & HIPAA Report   Dr. Cohn
II. NHII Workgroup, Action Dr. Cohn
III. Subcommittee on Standards and Security Blair and Reynolds
IV. Subcommittee on Privacy & Confidentiality Mr. Rothstein
V. Subcommittee on Populations Dr. Steinwachs
VI. Workgroup on Quality Mr. Hungate
Future agendas for NCVHS Meetings

  • November 16-17, 2005
  • February 22-23, 2006
  • June 21-22, 2006
  • September 13-14, 2006
  • November 28-29, 2006

Subcommittee and Workgroup Meetings:

Standards & Security; Sept. 21-22; Dec. 7-8
Privacy & Confidentiality: Oct. 21
Quality Workgroup: Nov. 18

Dr. Cohn
2:10 p.m. Adjourn

September 6, 2005

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