IHE Domain Coordination Committee Teleconference Minutes 2013-04-23

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  • Juergen Brandstaetter - Pharmacy
  • Laura Bright - PCC Tech
  • Chris Carr - RSNA (Secretary)
  • Bruce Curran - RO Tech
  • Mary Jungers - Doc Specialist
  • Flora Lum - Eye Care
  • Joan McMillen - RSNA
  • Edie Okoroigwe - CAP
  • Amber Sims - ASTRO
  • Susan Whitt - Dental Planning
  • Karen Witting - ITI Planning
  • Nichole Drye-Mayo - RSNA

Absent domains: Anatomic Pathology; Endoscopy; Laboratory; Patient Care Device; Quality, Research and Public Health; Radiology


General Committee Business

1. Roll Call see Roster

  • Quorum attained

2. Approval of April 09 Minutes

  • Motion: Approve minutes as published
  • Carried unanimously

3. New Business: from Future Agenda Topics Page

  • No new topics advanced for discussion
  • Radiology and QRPH have implemented Designated Reviewers policy that requires named committee members to provide comments on a given profile. Encourage all domains to adopt this policy.
  • Policy is described on page linked above. Domains again encouraged to adopt this process

4. Review Action Items List

  • RSNA staff to update for future review

Domain Announcements

1. Domain Milestone Dates

  • ITI released two profile supplements for public comment in the period from April 17 through May 17, 2013:
  • Patient Location Tracking Query (PLQ)
  • Invite feedback from anyone interested/knowledgeable in RFID, patient tracking, etc.
  • Pull-Style Notification
  • A single transaction that is a new option for DSUB
  • Dental - public comments closed for profile supplement closed 2/20 and is awaiting TI publication
  • Secure Exchange of Dental Information (SEDI)

2. Domain Board Reports

  • Motion: Approve for review by IHE International Board
  • Discussion: gaps in report, such as profiles listed, but not yet published by IHE International, will be addressed at Board level.
  • Carried unanimously.
  • Anatomic Pathology - late (due 4/5)
  • Will be provided by 4/24
  • Radiology - due 5/10

Domain Coordination Issues

  • Cross-Domain Strategic Planning Work Group
  • No current updates

Documentation, Websites and Public Information

  • Documentation Work Group
  • Shared elements release: DWG will meet on April 29 to complete resolving public comments on shared appendices and general introduction.
  • Educational webinar series
    • Goal
      • Highlight what is new or important in your domain. Timed to lead into registration for IHE North America Connectathon.
    • Project Measures of Success
      • Increase education and awareness of IHE in the market place with CIO's, CEO's, high level executives, government entities and healthcare IT organizations.
      • Increase IHE International membership and provide education for member organizations
      • Promote IHE success stories
      • Increase IHE North American Connecathon participants.
      • Survey participants to determine effectiveness of education and real life adoption of profiles
    • Planning Committee Co-Chairs Requested Actions:
      • Determine the schedule for your domain.
      • Complete form linked here by May 15, 12pm Central Time.
      • Select speakers and develop content
      • Submit all completed presentation slides 4 business days prior to your presentation, for review and processing by IHE International Secretary
      • Present the webinar and address questions from attendees
    • Marketing
      • Plan to start promoting by May 20 through newsletters, social media; also open to other means
    • Action Item: Nichole Drye Mayo will distribute formal request for action by committee planning co-chairs to DCC distribution list.

Governance Implementation

  • Call for committee co-chairs
  • Leaders requested to support secretary in developing agendas and running committee meetings
  • Action Item: Chris Carr to distribute formal call for DCC co-chair nominees. Nominations will be presented to DCC for approval vote.
  • Propose switch to monthly call schedule
  • Would alleviate schedule crowding and perhaps encourage more consistent participation
  • Goal to hold call on fourth Tuesday of each month to precede monthly BOC and Board calls
  • Monthly calls would be rescheduled (preferably to third Tuesday) rather than cancelled in the event of scheduling conflicts
  • Action Item: Chris Carr will distribute formal proposal for committee review and vote on May 7 tcon.

Next steps and New Actions Items

  • Next Call Tuesday May 7th 9:00am central time

Domain Coordination Committee