Domain Committee Secretaries Teleconference Minutes 2009-06-15

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  • Flora Lum, MD - AAO
  • Sunita Ranjitkar - ASTRO
  • Chris Carr - RSNA
  • Lisa Spellman - HIMSS
  • Celina Roth - HIMSS
  • Joan McMillen - RSNA


1. Patent Disclosure Policy, Procedures and Materials

  • Chris Carr presented materials related to the process for announcing the patent disclosure policy at committee meetings and gathering and posting disclosures
  • Process requires action by committee co-chairs and committee secretaries
  • Materials are linked to Patent Disclosure Process Wiki page
  • Action Item: Chris Carr will complete and distribute package of disclosure materials for review by sponsors, as well as IHE Board

2. Recruitment of Committee Participants for Upcoming Development Cycle

  • The time for starting the next cycle of profile developments is coming in most domains
  • Radiology domain, which will issue call for new profile proposals in August, is creating package of materials to recruit committee members
  • Action Item: Chris Carr will distribute for review and comment

3. Marketing and Communications Committee

  • Lisa Spellman and Celina Roth reviewed mission and regular process of MarComm Committee; invited sponsor organizations to contribute participants
  • Chris Carr pointed out that marketing personnel from participating companies are key recruiting targets for this activity
  • Major project for MarComm is solicitation and publication of User Success Stories

4. Communication with General IHE Membership and Sponsor Organization Membership

  • MarComm Cmte sets the topics for a monthly communication to the general IHE distribution list (
  • Secretaries and other domain reps are welcome to add items on the Timeline topics timeline
  • Some of the items sent through ihenews are of general interest across domains; they will be forwarded to the secretaries for distribution to the membership of the sponsoring organizations they represent

5. Incorporation Update

  • Chris Carr reported that the process of incorporating IHE International is approaching completion
  • Next step for IHE Board secretary is to solicit mailing address from Board members and consent to be listed as initial directors on articles of incorporation

6. Next Secretaries Cmte Tcon: Thursday, July 16th from 10:00am – 11:00am CT

Domain Secretaries Committee