National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

February 6-7, 2019

The Hubert H. Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue SW
Room 505A
Washington, DC 20201


Wednesday, February 6

9:00 a.m. Welcome

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Review Agenda
William Stead, Chair
9:10 a.m. Predictability Roadmap – Draft Recommendations

  • Update from December hearing
  • Deliberation
  • Action – Recommendation Letter to the Secretary
  • Next Steps
Alix Goss, Nick Coussoule Co-Chairs, Standards Subcommittee
10:35 a.m. Break
10:50 a.m. ASPE Update Sharon Arnold, ASPE
11:15 a.m. Health Terminologies & Vocabularies – Draft Letters

  • Action – Recommendation Letter on Selection Criteria for Adoption of T/V Standards, and Guidelines for Curation and Dissemination of T/V Standards
  • Action – Recommendation Letter on Regulatory Simplification for ICD
  • Next steps
Linda Kloss

Standards Subcommittee

12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Report to Congress

  • Call for Action
  • Status Report:
    • Standards
    • Terminology and vocabulary
    • Privacy/Confidentiality/ Security levers
Chair and Full Committee
3:00 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. Report to Congress (continued)

  • Data Essential for Population and Community Health Management
    • Call to Action
    • Main Themes and Findings
  • Action on Report
Chair and Full Committee
5:15 p.m. Closing Remarks & Adjourn William Stead, Chair


Thursday, February 7

8:30 a.m. Welcome

  • Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Review Agenda
William Stead, Chair
8:40 a.m. Committee Updates NCVHS Members
8:50 a.m. Population Health

  • NCVHS Measurement Framework for Community Health and Well-being – Update on Progress toward Implementation
  • Healthy People 2030: Federal role in supporting state, local and community measurement
Soma Stout

Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 100 Million Healthier Lives


Carter Blakey HHS/OASH/ODPHP

10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Population Health Continued

  • Essential role of vital registration data and statistics in community measurement
Steve Schwartz

Director, Division of Vital Statistics, CDC/NCHS

11:30 a.m. ONC and HITAC Update & Discussion Jon White

Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS Office of the National Coordinator (ONC)

12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. 2019 Workplan

  • Project scoping, e.g., ICD-11 project
  • Subcommittee plans
Chair and Full Committee
1:30 p.m. Health Information Privacy & Security Beyond HIPAA

  • Project Update
  • Plans for March meeting
Linda Kloss

Chair, Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality, and Security

2:45 p.m. Public Comment Rebecca Hines

NCVHS Executive Secretary

3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks & Adjourn William Stead, Chair



Upcoming NCVHS Meetings

March 21-22, 2019                Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality, and Security – Meeting on Health Information and

  Privacy Beyond HIPAA, CDC/NCHS Headquarters, Hyattsville, MD

June 5-6, 2019                       Full Committee Meeting, Humphrey Building, Washington, DC

October 3-4, 2019                  Full Committee Meeting, Humphrey Building, Washington, DC