IHE Domain Coordination Committee 2008-09-16 Teleconference Minutes

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  • Bruce Curran - RO Tech
  • Ana Estelrich - QRPH Plan
  • Chris Lindop - Rad Plan
  • Flora Lum, MD - Eye Care Plan
  • Mike Nusbaum - ITI Plan
  • Charles Parisot - ITI Plan
  • Karen Witting - ITI Tech
  • Steve Moore - Mallinckrodt Inst.
  • Lisa Spellman, HIMSS
  • Don Van Syckle - Eye Care
  • LaVerne Palmer, HIMSS
  • Chris Carr, RSNA
  • Joan McMillen
  • Nichole Drye-Mayo, RSNA


General Committee Business

1. Roll Call

  • Quorum not attained: meeting restricted to discussion items

2. Approval of Minutes [Deferred to 2008-09-30 tcon]

3. Schedule Future Agenda Topics for upcoming meetings

  • Add for 2008-09-30 tcon:
  • Plan for soliciting participation in DCC from non-participating domains
  • Implementation Support Material: Use of INRIA Forge for Distributing WSDLs and Schema Rules in Controlled Environment

4. Review previous action items

Domain Coordination Checkpoint Announcements

  • Radiology about to publish TF rev. 9.0 as final text
  • Several domains set to publish calls for profiles

Domain Coordination Issues

1. Domain Timeline Coordination

  • Action Item: Domain Co-chairs are to fill in missing dates and estimated numbers of profiles
  • Goal is to avoid overload in publishing documents and public comment
  • PCC and ITI meeting simultaneously and publish many supplement documents in same time frame: if possible, encourage some gap between publication dates to enable interested parties to review all the documents
  • Further question for future consideration is whether there should be some limit on the number of profiles published in a given domain

2. Committee Quorums

  • Minutes of 2008-08-18 show that motion passed unanimously to set minimum Quorum for a committee at three active members (committee membership minimum is thus five members)
  • Action Item: Chris Carr to set call of domain committee secretaries to plan implementation of this rule and other issues

3. Review of definitions of R2 and RE (see discussion in 2008-08-18 minutes)

  • Discussion meeting taking place during current HL7 meeting in Vancouver

4. HL7 Task Force Update

  • Next HL7 Task Force tcon: Thurs, Sept. 28, 10-11am

5. Supplement Template

  • Discussed reviewing template; committee agreed that new version (7.1) was approved for use in July

Documentation, Websites and Public Information

1. Implementation support material [Deferred until quorum is available 2008-09-30]

  • Review updated implementation templates and domain implementation guide links under Implementation Guidance

2. Technical Framework Publication Page

  • Organize sections uniformly
  • ITI the most complex: use as model
  • Publish all current trial implementation supplement versions and include publication date
  • Create separate section for white papers
  • Public comment documents go on a separate page with prominent link below final text technical framework
  • Normally Technical Framework final text first; supplements second; white papers third
  • Include delta version of TI supplements linked to revision date
  • Add link to summary descriptions on Website to list of profiles included in TF final text document
  • Distinguish white papers (brainstorming) from implementation guidance documents and handbooks

3. Interoperability Showcase

  • John Donnelly solicits input via email from Domain Co-chairs about what profiles they would like to see featured in Showcase
  • Action Item: Domain Planning Co-chairs to email John Donnelly priority profiles for demonstration

4. Recruitment message for clinicians to participate in Domain Committees [Defer to 2008-09-30]

  • Action Item: Chris Carr will distribute recruiting message for review and comment by committee

Governance Implementation

1. Vote on proposal to change the way the pluses are used in rosters for voting purposes.

2. ITI notes on implementing governance in domain committees

  • Review and consider for adoption across domain committee process for presentation and evaluation of profile proposals

3. Road map Development

  • Discuss method for strategic planning exercise to develop Roadmap
  • How to reflect strategic direction of Board
  • Have well-defined process and reference document for 2008-2009 publication cycle
  • Include coordination among domain (eg, for ITI, QRPH)
  • Action Item: Mike Nusbaum will circulate generalized approach for brainstorming strategic issues

4. IHE Membership Requirements

  • Action Item: Each Committee Secretary to update roster for next meeting and work with cochairs to remind/encourage laggard members.

Next Tcon

  • Tues., 2008-09-30, 10-11:30am CDT

Domain Coordination Committee