Department of Health and Human Services
NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON VITAL AND HEALTH STATISTICS
Subcommittee on Standards and Security
February 23-24, 2006
Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 705A
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20201
The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics Subcommittee on Standards and Security was convened on February 23-24, 2006 at the Hubert H. Humphrey Building in Washington, DC. The meeting was open to the public and was broadcast live on the Internet.
Jeffrey S. Blair, M.B.A., Co-Chairman
Harry Reynolds, Co-Chairman
Justine Carr, M.D.
Simon P. Cohn, M.D.
Stan M. Huff, M.D.
Judith Warren, Ph.D., R.N.
Staff and Liaisons
Maria Friedman, D.B.A., CMS, Lead Staff
Vivian Auld, NLM
Justine Carr, M.D., Workgroup on Quality
Jorge Ferrer, MD, VA
Wanda Govan-Jenkins, NCHS/CDC
Miryam Grantham, DHHS
Marjorie Greenberg, NCHS/CDC, Executive Secretary
Robert W. Hungate, Workgroup on Quality
John Kilbourne, NLM
Elizabeth Holly Miter, CHI
Donna Pickett, NCHS/CDC
Marietta Squire, NCHS, CDC
Steven J. Steindel, Ph.D., CDC
Bill Alfano, BlueCross BlueShield
Brian Bamberger, Medimedia Information Technologies
Carol Bickford, ANA
Lynn Boyd, College of American Pathologists
Teri Byrne, RxHUB
Michael J. DeCarlo, BlueCross BlueShield Assn.
Lisa M. Gables, ASCP
Margaret W. Haber, NCI
Jennifer Lis, CAQH
Christine M. Page-Lopez, CAQH
Ross D. Martin, Pfizer
Anthony J. Schueth, Point-of-Care Partners
Rachelle F. Spiro, R. Spiro Consulting
Rochelle E. Woolley, RxHUB
- By April or June 2006, Dr. Warren, Mr. Blair, Mr. Reynolds, and Ms. Friedman will participate in the development a draft document of findings for the Secretary that summarizes and groups recommendations coming from the diversity as well as the homogeneity of prototypes presented to the Subcommittee thus far. The focus will be on analyzing input about matching records to records. This letter would call for actions to improve HIPAA and to recognize other emerging standards. It was suggested that Solomon Apovu, who is familiar with identifiers used in the correctional system, review the document.
- It was suggested that preparation of the Subcommittee’s Annual Report, which is due in September 2006, begin. Marking HIPAA’s ten year anniversary, the focus of the report will be on lessons learned. The entire Subcommittee was invited to submit their thoughts on lessons learned from HIPAA.
All official NCVHS documents are posted on the NCVHS Website.
Topics and Presenters
Thursday, February 23, 2006
Matching Patients to their Records Susan McBride, Ph.D., R.N.,
[Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council]
David Espey, M.D. [Indian Health Service]
Sara Temlitz [Veteran’s Administration]
John Chlumsky [Social Security Administration]
Subcommittee Discussion Jeffrey S. Blair
Friday, February 24, 2006
NLM Update on Standards-related Activities Vivian Auld, NLM
FDA Update on Structured Product Label Randy Levin, M.D. [FDA]
CHI Update Beth Halley, R.N., M.B.A. [Mitre Corp.]
DSMO Annual Report Todd Omundson [AHA]
Briefing by MMA E-prescribing Pilots Douglas Bell, M.D. [Rand Corp.]
Mike Bordelon [Achieve Healthcare]
Jeffrey Rothschild, M.D. and Gail Fournier
[Brigham & Women’s Hospital]
Ken Whittemore [SureScripts]
Kate Lapane, Ph.D. [Brown University]
Bob Elson, M.D. [Ohio KEYPRO]
See official transcript for full subcommittee discussion.