National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics
Standards Subcommittee Listening Session
Listening Session on Healthcare Standards Development, Adoption and Implementation
August 25, 2021
|10:00 a.m.||Welcome, Call to Order||Rebecca Hines
Executive Secretary/Designated Federal Officer
|10:10 a.m.||Opening Remarks/Agenda Review||Rich Landen and Denise Love, Co-chairs
Subcommittee on Standards
|10:20 a.m.||Overview of Federal Health Information Standards Convergence Landscape||Rich Landen, Project Lead for Convergence Project
Aaron Miri, Co-chair, ONC HITAC
|10:40 a.m.||PANEL 1: Lessons Learned from National Standards Coordination (Functions and Processes)
Purpose: Explore examples of successful development and implementation models for harmonized sector-wide data standardization for health care and other sectors.
Moderator: Jamie Ferguson Subcommittee on Standards, NCVHS
ANSI: Fran Schrotter
|11:30 a.m.||PANEL 2: Information exchange and HIPAA – present day challenges and future opportunities
Purpose: Obtain input on how the HIPAA-regulated transactions, code sets and operating rules fit within today’s business needs and use cases, and if there are unmet business needs that could be fulfilled with alternative electronic exchanges. Identify opportunities for new and emerging standards to be adopted that could reduce end-user burden, improve timeliness of updates, and mitigate update implementation costs?
|Moderator: Tammy Banks Subcommittee on Standards, NCVHS
CMS/National Standards Group: Dan Kalwa
|2:00 p.m.||PANEL 3: Semantic Harmonization of Standards
Purpose: Discuss opportunities for improving interoperability between clinical and administrative standards and code sets, for example, should standards all map to SNOMED? Obtain input about nationally standardized cross maps that could be referenced for certain use cases. How does industry ensure information is conveyed accurately?
|Moderator: Jim Cimino
Subcommittee on Standards, NCVHS
Kaiser Permanente: Jeff Swanson
|3:30 p.m.||PANEL 4: Update on national and HHS initiatives on Public Health Data Systems and Social Determinants of Health
Purpose: Provide insight for potential recommendations from NCVHS to other bodies regarding the exchange of health information for public health, vital statistics, SDoH, social services and APIs.
|Moderators: Denise Love, Subcommittee on Standards & Denise Chrysler, Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality & Security, NCVHS
UCLA/NCVHS Member: Vickie Mays
|5:00 p.m.||NCVHS Standards Subcommittee Discussion
Discussion of key takeaways from the listening session and identification of topics or issues for further analysis. Capture highlights of the day.
|Subcommittee and NCVHS members|
|5:15 p.m.||Public Comment||Rebecca Hines
|5:20 p.m.||Closing Remarks and Adjournment||Rich Landen and Denise Love
Co-chairs, Subcommittee on Standards
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